Paris is becoming a center of the main sport event of Europe. In the French capital kicks off the European championship on football. Now to gather fans from around the world. In the evening at the Stade de France will host the opening match.
Giant festival starts today in Paris. Everything is ready and all hope that no strike, no security issues will overshadow this event. In Paris cafes, in the subway, on the streets talk only about football, and one can only imagine what awaits fans in the main fan zone. It is located at the foot of the Eiffel tower on the Champ de Mars. They can accommodate 92 thousand fans. 420 thousand square meters - an area organized for fans. Installed giant screens, which will broadcast football matches. All discuss the chances of the national team of France. Today the hosts of the championship meet with the team of Romania.
As for our team, today it needs to be in Marseille. Have pre-match training. In Marseille gathered 30 thousand Russian fans. The championship is not only a giant sporting event, but also a large number of problems that are relevant for France these days, especially security issues: is it possible to avoid major emergency and trouble. Paris officials say that taken all security measures, and suggest to the stadiums to arrive early in order to pass the test: search all are from head to toe. In addition, the problem for the country is railway strike, which continues these days.
8 of the 10 compositions of high-speed trains do not go on the specified routes, and many ordinary trains, even in the Paris region canceled. Also cancelled and some regional Express trains: in addition, the expected problems for passengers. June 11, could begin a strike of aviabiletov the company Air France is the largest airline of the country. But representatives of the airline promised that 70-80% of flights will be performed. Due to demonstrations and protests organizers of tournament ask fans to come beforehand in order not to be blocked on the roads. Nevertheless, despite all the problems the first topic in the country is football, the big sports festival for the fans and for Paris.
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