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Unrest in France after loss to Portugal

Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 01:03

France didn't take lightly its 1-0 loss to Portugal as unrest breaks out on the streets of Paris after the Euro 2016 final. Gavino Garay reports.

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Police shot tear gas at unruly crowds along the Champs Elysees in Paris after France lost the Euro 2016 final 1-0 to Portugal in overtime. Police also broke up crowds along the Arc de Triomphe Meanwhile Portugal fans in Lisbon and Paris celebrated the win -- after substitute Eder's goal that won the game. It's the first time Portugal secured the European Championship title. Fans in Portugal peacefully basking in the glory. (SOUNDBITE) (Portuguese) PORTUGAL FAN, JOANA LOBO SAYING: "It was amazing... Cristiano Ronaldo was forced to leave in the first few minutes, but we demonstrate that we are a family. Together we can win, we can make it, and we are champions." Riot police in Paris were already in full force before the game was even over, firing tear gas at fans who tried to force their way in to a 'fan zone' at the base of the Eiffel Tower, which had reached capacity.

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Unrest in France after loss to Portugal

Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 01:03