UEFA confirm several supporters treated in hospital for injuries suffered when Greenpeace activist crashed parachute into France vs Germany match


A number of folks have been damage forward of France’s 1-0 win over Germany when a Greenpeace protest parachuted into the stadium

Forward of kick-off, the activist descended into the Allianz Enviornment in Munich however hit wires used for the spider cam.

The Greenpeace activist made a dangerous descent and hurt supporters


The Greenpeace activist made a harmful descent and damage supporters

This prompted particles to fall on spectators, whereas France supervisor Didier Deschamps additionally seemed to be hit, though it was later confirmed he had not been damage.

The protester from Greenpeace had the phrases “Kick out oil! Greenpeace” written on his parachute.

He additionally landed closely on the pitch as a consequence of placing the wires and was given medical consideration earlier than being escorted away by safety.

A press release launched to the PA information company stated: “Shortly earlier than the beginning of tonight’s UEFA EURO 2020 match between France and Germany in Munich, a protester briefly entered the stadium from the air and tried to land on the pitch.

The protester hit wires which help the stadiums spider cam operate


The protester hit wires which assist the stadiums spider cam function

Antonio Rudiger made sure the man was okay


Antonio Rudiger made positive the person was okay

“This thoughtless act – which may have had very critical penalties for an enormous variety of folks attending – prompted accidents to a number of folks attending the sport who are actually in hospital and legislation authorities will take the required motion.

“UEFA and its companions are absolutely dedicated to a sustainable EURO 2020 match and lots of initiatives have been applied to offset carbon emissions.

“The staging of the match was happily not impacted by such a reckless and harmful motion, however a number of folks have been injured nonetheless.”

Greenpeace activist parachuted into the Allianz Enviornment simply earlier than the sport began – particles from his equipment hit Didier Deschamps & Man Stéphan however each are advantageous. pic.twitter.com/8hF2dWTcN6

— Get French Soccer Information (@GFFN) June 15, 2021

Greenpeace’s German Twitter account confirmed that the stunt was a protest in opposition to match sponsor Volkswagen, demanding an finish to the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles.

When the match acquired underneath method it was gained 1-0 by France after a Mats Hummels personal aim within the first half.


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