French minister: cup final chaos was 'industrial scale' ticket fraud

French interior minister Gérald Darmanin on Monday said the potentially dangerous bottleneck of tens of thousands of Liverpool fans on Saturday trying to enter the Stade de France for the Champions League cup final of their team against  Real Madrid was due to 'industrial scale' ticket fraud, which he said 'only seems to happen with certain English clubs'.

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France’s interior minister has said he regrets the “disorganised welcome” Liverpool fans received at the Champions league final on Saturday but blamed counterfeit ticket sales on an “industrial scale” for chaotic scenes at the Stade de France, reports The Guardian.