French riot police take position near the Arc de Triomphe after the Euro 2016 final football match between France and Portugal on the Champs Elysees in Paris, on July 10, 2016. / AFP / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT
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Around 40 people were arrested in Paris Sunday after police used tear gas and water cannon against football fans hurling glass bottles at officers at the Eiffel Tower during the Euro 2016 final.Crowds of supporters, some donning French or Portuguese flags, gathered at the base of the Paris landmark before and after Portugal's stunning 1-0 victory over France after they were refused entry to the fan zone which was packed to its 90,000 capacity, Paris police said. Last week, riot police fired tear gas in clashes with youths on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris after France's qualification for the Euro 2016 final.
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