A 35-minute crisis… a French minister reveals the “reason” of the European final scandal

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Some French far-right politicians such as Eric Zemmour said that mass problems are in the final Champions Leaguelast Saturday, between Liverpool and Real Madrid Mainly generated by local youths from Saint-Denis suburb near Paris.

The French minister explained: "What we should really bear in mind is that what happened first and foremost was this massive gathering of British fans of Liverpool FC without tickets or with fake tickets.".

She told French radio station RTL: "When there are a lot of people at the entrance to the stadium, there will be people trying to make their way through the gates of the Stade de France, and a certain number of young people from the vicinity who were present try to enter among these crowds.".

The start of the match was delayed by 35 minutes after police tried to stop fans trying to force their way to French National Stadium No tickets, while some ticket holders complained that they were not allowed entry.

Television images showed young men, apparently not wearing Liverpool’s red shirts, jumping at the stadium gates and running away.

A Reuters witness said that security forces fired tear gas at others outside the stadium, some of them children.

The chaotic scenes in the French National Stadium caused national embarrassment, as France is set to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup and the 2024 Olympic Games.

Liverpool chief executive Billy Hogan said the way it was handled… Liverpool fans "Unacceptable" He called on the European Union (UEFA) to open a comprehensive and transparent investigation into the incident.

British Sports Minister Nadine Doris also urged UEFA to open an investigation.

The French Sports Minister said that there were no problems from the Real Madrid fans in the Saturday match, adding that Real Madrid managed to control its fans better than Liverpool.

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Some French far-right politicians such as Eric Zemmour said that mass problems are in the final Champions Leaguelast Saturday, between Liverpool and Real Madrid Mainly generated by local youths from Saint-Denis suburb near Paris.

The French minister explained: “What we must really bear in mind is that what happened first and foremost was this massive gathering of British fans of Liverpool FC without tickets or with fake tickets.”

“When there are a lot of people at the entrance to the stadium, there will be people trying to force their way through the doors of the Stade de France, and a certain number of young people from the vicinity who were present tried to enter the crowds,” she told French radio station RTL. .

The start of the match was delayed by 35 minutes after police tried to stop fans trying to force their way to French National Stadium No tickets, while some ticket holders complained that they were not allowed entry.

Television images showed young men, apparently not wearing Liverpool’s red shirts, jumping at the stadium gates and running away.

A Reuters witness said that security forces fired tear gas at others outside the stadium, some of them children.

The chaotic scenes in the French National Stadium caused national embarrassment, as France is set to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup and the 2024 Olympic Games.

Liverpool chief executive Billy Hogan said the way it was handled… Liverpool fans “Unacceptable” and called on the European Union (UEFA) to open a comprehensive and transparent investigation into the incident.

British Sports Minister Nadine Doris also urged UEFA to open an investigation.

The French Sports Minister said that there were no problems from the Real Madrid fans in the Saturday match, adding that Real Madrid managed to control its fans better than Liverpool.

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