French fans clash with police after win over Belgium

France fans celebrating Les Bleus’ 1–0 victory over Belgium in their World Cup semi-final clashed with riot police in Paris in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Trouble flared on the Champs Elysees as some fans threw bottles and other objects in the direction of riot police, who responded with tear gas and stun grenades.

The clashes lasted for around an hour.

France fans clash with riot cops on the Champs Elysees after their World Cup semi-final match against Belgium

France fans with barriers clash on the Champs Elysees after their World Cup semi-final match

France fans with barriers clash on the Champs Elysees after their World Cup semi-final match against Belgium

A cop hits a France fan during the clash


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