Report Wire - Euro 2020: Several harm as protester practically parachutes into followers earlier than France vs Germany

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Euro 2020: Several harm as protester practically parachutes into followers earlier than France vs Germany

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A parachutist with “Kick Out Oil” and “Greenpeace” written on the again of his parachute flew into the stadium, briefly delaying the match. The parachutist got here in at a steep angle and appeared to clip a cable when getting into the stadium as he struggled to realize management. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSUEFA slammed the “inconsiderate act” with a number of individuals being injured as a result of parachute protestThe parachutist got here in at a steep angle and appeared to clip a cable when getting into the stadiumFrance coach Didier Deschamps was seen ducking out of the best way of a giant piece of apparatus close to the dugoutSeveral individuals are being handled in hospital for accidents attributable to a protestor who parachuted into the Allianz Arena earlier than France’s 1-0 win over Germany within the European Championship on Tuesday, European soccer’s governing physique UEFA stated.A parachutist with “Kick Out Oil” and “Greenpeace” written on the again of his parachute flew into the stadium, briefly delaying the match.The parachutist got here in at a steep angle and appeared to clip a cable when getting into the stadium as he struggled to realize management earlier than touchdown closely on the far finish of the pitch the place gamers have been ready to begin the Group F match.”This inconsiderate act — which could have had very serious consequences for a huge number of people attending — caused injuries to several people attending the game who are now in hospital and law authorities will take the necessary action,” UEFA stated in a press release.”UEFA and its partners are fully committed to a sustainable EURO 2020 tournament and many initiatives have been implemented to offset carbon emissions.”The staging of the match was fortuitously not impacted by such a reckless and harmful motion, however a number of individuals have been injured nonetheless.”France coach Didier Deschamps, who was seen ducking out of the way of a large piece of equipment near the dugout, said he suffered a “little bruise”.Greenpeace Germany wrote on Twitter on Tuesday: “Hey @Volkswagen, time to kick out oil! #Greenpeace activists protest towards the video games’ sponsor on the #FRAGER-match and demand: cease promoting climate-damaging diesel and petrol vehicles! #EURO2020″Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.