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incidents and arrests after the France-Argentina final in Paris, Lyon, Nice

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The immense hope of a third star turned into huge disappointment for French supporters on Sunday, after Argentina’s victory over the Blues at the end of a match ” extraordinary “, in the final of the 2022 World Cup, which ended on penalties. Fans still met in several cities across the country and authorities reported a few incidents and arrests.

A total of 227 people were arrested in France, including 47 in Paris and its metropolitan area, during the clashes after the World Cup final, the Interior Ministry announced on Monday morning.

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On the Champs-Elysées, the usual meeting place for football parties, several thousand people had braved the cold and the drizzle to follow the match on their mobile phones.

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On Sunday, 14,000 police and gendarmes were deployed across the country, including 2,750 in Paris, to contain the incidents. On the Champs-Elysées, police, targeted by bottle throwing and fireworks, used tear gas.

15 people arrested in Lyon

In Lyon, around fifteen people were arrested for throwing projectiles and damage on Place Bellecour.

Five people were arrested in Bordeaux after clashes with the police on Place de la Victoire.

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In Nice, the mayor Christian Estrosi condemned “with the greatest firmness” degradation in a district of the city. And in Béziers, a 14-year-old minor was taken into custody after mortars fired on a CRS vehicle.

On Wednesday, the celebrations of the qualification of the Blues for the final had been bereaved in Montpellier by the death of a teenager, knocked down by a driver.

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