In Paris the police used gas against trying to break into the fan zone

French police have used tear gas against fans in Paris, reports Reuters, citing a police statement.

The incident occurred at the foot of the Eiffel tower. Several dozen people tried to break into the fan zone to watch the final of the European Championship on football.

The final match between France and Portugal started at 21:00 local time (22:00 GMT). Fan zone holds 9 thousand. It was closed around 20:00 GMT, when the seats for the audience there’s no more left.