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40,000 fake tickets for the Champions League final? It was really 2,589.

One of the main claims pushed by French officials to explain the chaotic crowd scenes that created a dangerous fan crush Outside of last weekend’s Champions League final near Paris, tens of thousands of people arrived at the game with fake tickets. French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin claimed that up to 70% of tickets presented …

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Blame game in France after ‘chaotic’ Champions League final

PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) – Chaotic scenes at France’s national stadium before and during Saturday night’s Champions League final have been described as a national embarrassment, while French ministers have blamed Liverpool supporters for the troubles . The final between Liverpool and Real Madrid started with a 35-minute delay after police tried to restrain people …

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Madrid win Champions League final marred by crowd chaos

PARIS (AP) — Yet another Champions League title for Real Madrid, the undisputed king of Europe. Yet another showpiece European football match marred by chaotic crowd trouble and disorder. Madrid became European champions for a record 14th time – double the number of any other team on the continent – after beating Liverpool 1-0 in …

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Liverpool demand official inquiry into ugly scenes around Champions League final | CNN

CNN — Liverpool Football Club have called for an official investigation into the horrific scenes that marred the Champions League final in Paris on Saturday. The game, that Real Madrid won 1-0was delayed for over 35 minutes after Liverpool fans struggled to enter the stadium despite arriving many hours before kick-off. Tear gas was used …

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Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win the Champions League title on a night marred by security concerns

No matter how perilous the situation seems, no matter how unlikely victory seems, the team in white always seems to find a way to win. The night, however, was sadly marred by security issues outside the stadium, leading to fans breaking through the gates and others being targeted with tear gas in scenes that will …

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2022 Champions League final: Thibaut Courtois’ clutch saves Real Madrid’s UCL-winning pedigree

PARIS – Real Madrid may not leave the French capital with Kylian Mbappe in their luggage, but they are bring home a 14th UEFA Champions League trophy with them after a 1-0 win over Liverpool at the Stade de France on Saturday. Vinicius Junior scored the only goal of the game at the hour of …

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