Riots in French cities after French defeat

News Desk: Riots erupted in France after Argentina secured a dramatic 4-2 penalty shootout win over France to lift the World Cup on Sunday. It broke out in several French cities after France lost the World Cup final to Argentina.


Thousands of football fans poured into the streets in Paris, Nice and Lyon after France lost to Argentina 4-2 on penalties in Qatar. Police officers were being attacked with rocks and fireworks.


Around 14,000 police officers were deployed across the country to guarantee security as Les Bleus took on Argentina in the World Cup final.


Chaotic scenes were witnessed as supporters draped in flags hurled rocks, bottles and fireworks at cops before they were met with tear gas attacks. Dozens have been arrested in the city.