The Champions League final in Paris was a real dud on Saturday night, with scuffles breaking out at the Stade de France when many supporters climbed the entrance gates. “A shame” for some politicians. A fiasco quickly taken up by part of the political class. A “shame for France”, the whole “image of the West” tarnished, the Champions League final, won on Saturday evening by Real Madrid against the Liverpool Reds, continues to make people react this Sunday, due to the incidents that spoiled the evening at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, on the sidelines of the meeting. A chaotic evening. The images of supporters forcing entry into the stadium by climbing the entrance gates or those of scuffles between fans and members of the police, repelling the intruders with great reinforcements of tear gas continue to loop on the networks social media and to make the front page of European sports dailies the day after the final. ‘event. While the deputy Debout la France Nicolas Dupont-Aignan evokes a “shame for France”, the president of the National Rally (RN) Jordan Bardella denounces a “world humiliation” for the country and the “wild hordes” who “systematically rot the slightest event”, according to him. The former RN presidential candidate Marine Le Pen also evokes a “shame” and directly points to the responsibility of the Ministry of the Interior in the scuffles, accusing it of having “spoiled this which was to be a popular event” by being “unable to maintain order in the face of the scum”. For his part, Éric Zemmour did not hesitate to accuse the “scum” on Twitter on Saturday evening of being responsible for these excesses and to have “attacked around the Stade du France”. A vitriolic response to the words of the Minister of the Interior, who assured Saturday evening that “thousands of British ‘supporters'” had “violated the stewards”. A version rejected by the former Reconquest candidate! in the presidential election which denounces a climate of “general impunity” and a feeling of “hangover” because of the overflows, the day after the final. On the other side of the political spectrum, Jean-Luc Mélenchon denounces a “Lamentable and worrying” image given by France, recalling that Paris must host the Olympic Games in 2024. “We can clearly see that we are not prepared”, he worries, this Sunday on BFM Politique. “It’s a complete failure of the police strategy,” he said, pointing to the management of the event by the Ministry of the Interior and the police headquarters. Henri Guaino believes that it is “the English supporters” “who have created disorder”, the report of the evening remains no less severe. It is “the image of France”, even that “of the West which is impacted” by these events, he proclaims this Sunday on Europe 1, not hesitating to draw a parallel between the outbursts the surroundings of the Stade de France with the looting of the Arc de Triomphe or the assault on the Capitol in the United States.” This violence is the symptom of a deep malaise in our societies, […] and we can no longer contain this violence”, he still believes. The deputy of the Alpes-Maritimes of the Republicans Éric Ciotti shares his “sadness” and “anger”, after the management of the event, “humiliating” for the country. “A bit quick and cowardly to refer the problem to the British supporters alone”, he says, also questioning the justifications of Gérald Darmanin. incidents that occurred at the Stade de France, 105 people were arrested and 39 were placed in police custody on Saturday evening, according to the latest report from the Ministry of the Interior. champions had to be pushed back half an hour due to the rush outside the stadium.
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