Paris, France – Violence and unrest erupted on the streets of Paris and other French cities following France’s loss to Argentina in the FIFA World Cup final.
Reports and videos shared on social media show scenes of chaos as police fired tear gas at football fans who had taken to the streets to celebrate or mourn the result of the match. In some instances, police were seen using batons to disperse crowds.
It is not clear at this time how many people were injured or arrested in the clashes.
The French government has not yet issued a statement on the riots, but local authorities are urging people to remain calm and avoid inciting further violence.
The FIFA World Cup final, which took place in Moscow, saw Argentina triumph over France with a score of 4-2. The match was watched by millions of fans around the world and had been highly anticipated by both teams and their supporters.
This article will be updated as more information becomes available.
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