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Greenpeace protestor parachutes into stadium at Euro 2020


              Germany's Antonio Ruediger, right, and Germany's Robin Gosens speak to a protestor who landed on the pitch before the Euro 2020 soccer championship group F match between France and Germany at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (Matthias Hangst/Pool via AP)
Germany's Antonio Ruediger, right, and Germany's Robin Gosens speak to a protestor who landed on the pitch before the Euro 2020 soccer championship group F match between France and Germany at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (Matthias Hangst/Pool via AP)

MUNICH (AP) — A Greenpeace protestor parachuted into the stadium before France’s game against Germany at the European Championship on Tuesday.

He glided into the stadium and seemed to lose control after connecting with wires attached to the roof for TV cameras.

He struggled to avoid crashing into spectators and managed to land on the the field, where Germany players Antonio Rüdiger and Robin Gosens were the first to approach him.

He was then led away by security stewards and given medical attention on the side of the field.

The parachute had the words “Kick out oil Greenpeace” written on it.

The Euro 2020 game started on schedule.

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