French fans clash with police after win over Belgium

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

The violence 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 national team's World Cup semi-final match against Belgium

A French cop hits a fan during the clash

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