Champions League final: Fake tickets triggered Paris final chaos - France

Champions League final: Fake tickets triggered Paris final chaos

May 30, 2022 by BBC News - World

Key Facts

  • French police have been criticised for firing pepper spray and tear gas at some Liverpool fans as they waited to get into the stadium on Saturday evening.
  • View original tweet on Twitter But Merseyside police, who are responsible for policing in Liverpool and were present in Paris, said the vast majority of Liverpool fans arrived early at the turnstiles and behaved in an "exemplary manner".
  • The BBC's sports journalist Nick Parrott, who was in Paris, tweeted that locals were "trying to force their way in leading to security closing the gates and keeping out legitimate fans with tickets".
  • Speaking on BBC Breakfast, Ms Anderson said: "When the game was delayed and I could see lots of Liverpool seats were empty - so knowing that people with tickets hadn't been able to get in, I went to walk around the ground to see what was going on.

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