Norwich defender Brandon Williams angrily grabs Christian Eriksen but then hugs him


‘Football is love’: Fans react as Norwich defender Brandon Williams angrily grabs Christian Eriksen but then hugs him after realising it was the Brentford star who fouled him

  • Brandon Williams appeared angry after he was fouled by a Brentford player
  • Upon realising it was Christian Eriksen, Williams then hugged his opponent
  • Eriksen was making his first start since he suffered a cardiac arrest at Euro 2020 











There was a wholesome moment during Norwich’s Premier League clash against Brentford on Saturday.

Norwich defender Brandon Williams was left angry after being fouled and appeared ready to confront his opponent.

However, after realising that it was Christian Eriksen who brought him down, Williams proceeded to hug the Denmark international. 

Norwich’s Brandon Williams appeared ready to confront his opponent after he was fouled 

After realising it was Christian Eriksen who brought him down, he proceeded to hug him

After realising it was Christian Eriksen who brought him down, he proceeded to hug him

Both players were seen smiling following the incident. 

Eriksen was making his first competitive start since he suffered a cardiac arrest while playing for Denmark against Finland at Euro 2020 in June last year. 

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It was Eriksen’s second appearance for Brentford after he made his debut as a substitute in a defeat to Newcastle.

Eriksen was making his first start since he suffered a cardiac arrest while playing for Denmark

Eriksen was making his first start since he suffered a cardiac arrest while playing for Denmark

Against Norwich Eriksen completed the full 90 minutes as Brentford managed to secure a 3-1 victory.

Ivan Toney scored a hat-trick for Brentford, which included two penalties.

Although Teemu Pukki got a goal back for Norwich late on, it was Brentford who took all three points to end their eight game winless run in the Premier League.

One Twitter user described the moment as ‘beautiful’.

 Another wrote: ‘I couldn’t love this more’.

In addition, another wrote: ‘Things you love to see!! More than just a game.’

 Another added: ‘Football is love’.

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