40 arrested in Paris over Euro 2016 violence

A man clashes with French riot police near the Champ-de-Mars fan zone in Paris before the start of the Euro 2016 finalAround 40 people were arrested in Paris after police used tear gas and water cannon against football fans hurling glass bottles at officers at the Eiffel Tower during the Euro 2016 final. Crowds of supporters, some donning French or Portuguese flags, gathered at the base of the Paris landmark before and after Portugal’s stunning 1-0 victory over France after they were refused entry to the fan zone which was packed to its 90,000 capacity, Paris police said. Other arrests took place outside the Stade de France where the match was played.

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