Victorious France faces pilot strike as Euro 2016 gets underway

French DJ David Guetta performs during the opening ceremony prior to the Euro 2016 group A match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in ParisFrance was revelling in a victorious start to the Euro 2016 on Saturday after winning the opening match, but a strike by Air France pilots threatened to disrupt travel for hundreds of thousands of fans. Police were on high alert in the southern city of Marseille, where England and Russia supporters clashed and hurled bottles at officers in a second night of violence before their first game. The packed stadium erupted with delight, while supporters watching in bars around the city cheered, when Dmitri Payet gave the host nation a stunning 25-metre goal to grab a last-gasp 2-1 victory.

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