French Sports Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castéra Blamed A "Mass Gathering" Of Supporters With "Fake Tickets" For The Chaos At The Stadium.
Liverpool F.C. And The Culture Secretary Demand Answers After Fans Were Tear Gassed And Pepper Sprayed By French Police
Mass gatherings, fake tickets, and hooligans.
were the three excuses French sports minister Amelie Oudea-Castera
claimed were the reasons why Liverpool fans were tear gassed and
pepper sprayed, before and after the Championship League Final
against Spanish heavyweights Real Madrid.
the fans weren't saddened by being gassed by French police, it was
that for all their effort, Liverpool lost to Madrid 1-0 at the Stade
de France Stadium in Saint-Denis.
football clubs, British and French authorities, UEFA, Stade de France
security, Saint Denis Police, and Liverpool's mayor Joanne Anderson
have launched investigations into police conduct and how this can be
prevented from ever happening again.
have come to different conclusions, concerning the cause of the
scenes that unfolded in Saint Denis.
blamed it on the late arrival of fans, Liverpool F.C. blamed the
Stade de France for being “Inefficient”, Real Madrid blamed
Liverpool supporters for being “Animals”, the British government
claims French police antagonized fans, Saint Denis Police blamed
drunken fans for showing up inebriated, and Joanne Anderson said
that: “Both parties are at fault”.
relations have been muddied by BREXIT, Northern Ireland, and Illegals
crossing over the Strait of Dover.
this has taken the biscuit and/or croissant, with Boris Johnson and
Emmanuel Macron getting into a heated phone call after both Prime
Minister and President saw the footage of fans being gassed and
scenes that unfolded are a devastating blow for France's legitimacy
as a “Hosting Nation”, as they're due to host the 2023 Rugby
World Cup and the 2024 Summer Olympics being held in Paris.