Monday, May 13, 2013

Paris: PSG Trophy Celebrations Turn Violent

Celebrations to mark Paris St Germain's first Ligue 1 title in 19 years were cut short when supporters clashed with police.

Up to 15,000 PSG fans had gathered in the Place de Trocadero by the Eiffel Tower to watch the team parade the champion's trophy.

But the occasion turned violent with the throwing of smoke bombs, scuffles and stand-offs between police and hardline supporters known as 'ultras'.