June 26, 2022

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Champions League: England and Spanish fans occupy Paris before the final this Saturday evening

The French capital lives on Saturday, May 28, with the rhythm of songs by English and Spanish supporters just hours before the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid, one of the most watched football matches to take place. State de France.

Police Prefecture announced that it would mobilize more than 6,800 police and army personnel to maintain order on this high-risk weekend, which saw tens of thousands of supporters gather in stadiums or specially designed “fan zones” in the French capital. “.

As the Spaniards are invited to the Legion of Honor Park in Saint-Denis, Corse de Vincennes welcomes Liverpool supporters in the 12th arrondissement.

The decision to ban supporters from the Avenue des Champs-Elysees area of ​​Paris between 3pm on Thursday and 6pm on Sunday was announced by the Police Headquarters in a press release.

Authorities wanted to prevent a recurrence of the May 7 incident on the sidelines of the Coupe de France final between OGC Nice and FC Nantes.

The CGT, FO, Unsa and La Base de la RATP unions have condemned the “staff shortage” and called for a strike that would affect RER B traffic, which provides access to the State of France.

According to RATP estimates, four of the five trains will run until the end of service this Saturday evening.

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