News agencies reported that the detainees were involved in a “variety of crimes”, such as assault, contempt and destruction of public property.
49 fans arrested and 19 police injured in London after the European Championship final – Photo: AFP
Police monitor the behavior of fans who caused chaos in the streets of London – Photo: Reuters
A statement from the Metropolitan Police, which also thanked “tens of thousands of fans who were in a good mood and acted responsibly,” says, “Frustratingly 19 of our officers were injured while facing uncontrollable crowds. This is completely unacceptable.”
Meanwhile, in Italy, people took to the streets and squares in droves on Sunday, to celebrate the success widely seen as a recovery from the agonizing failure of not qualifying for the last World Cup.
Joey has exploded in cities across the country after the latest save by Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma from Bucayo Saka. Fans filled the central Milan Duomo, in which 13 people were injured in the middle of the celebrations, and cars smashed in Naples. Fans also gathered to celebrate in Jesse, Mancini’s hometown, in central Italy.
Italian fans celebrate in Milan – Photo: AFP
The coach was one of the most welcoming coaches in the middle of the party, even receiving a message from President Sergio Mattarella.
A big thank you to Roberto Mancini and our players who have so well represented Italy and brought honor to this sport – he said in a statement.
Italian fans celebrate in Brescia – Photo: AFP
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