36 arrests as France celebrates historic PSG victory


PARIS (AP) – Euphoria mingled with tension as France celebrated Paris Saint-Germain’s historic victory in the Champions League semi-final. Fans lit up the Champs-Élysées with cheers and flares and fired tear gas. Police arrested 36 people in Paris after a crowd at the foot of the Arc de Triomphe escalated into dispersed violence, but no serious damage was reported. By beating Leipzig 3-0 on Tuesday, PSG finally reached the final of Europe’s biggest club competition for the first time. The long-awaited success dominated French news and social networks. All eyes are now on Lyon, who face Bayern Munich in the other semi-final on Wednesday.


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