French fans give England a run for their money in absolute scenes across Paris 3 years ago

French fans give England a run for their money in absolute scenes across Paris

Agincourt lives again

A lot has been made of England fans' reactions to the national team's unlikely progression through the World Cup, and how they'll respond to a semi-final victory remains to be seen. But the French have set a pretty high bar, judging by these outrageous photos taken in Paris last night.

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Flares, flags and la Francaise. See you in Moscow.

People celebrate France's victory on the Champs Elysees in Paris on July 10, 2018, after the final whistle of the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium. (Photo by Lucas BARIOULET / AFP) (Photo credit should read LUCAS BARIOULET/AFP/Getty Images)

TOPSHOT - People celebrate France's victory on the Champs Elysee in Paris on July 10, 2018, after the final whistle of the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium. (Photo by ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI/AFP/Getty Images)

TOPSHOT - People celebrate France's victory at The Arc de Triomphe on the Champs Elysee in Paris on July 10, 2018, after the final whistle of the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium. (Photo by ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI/AFP/Getty Images)

TOPSHOT - People celebrate France's victory at a fan zone in central Paris on July 10, 2018 at the final whistle of the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium. (Photo by Eric FEFERBERG / AFP) (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

TOPSHOT - People celebrate France's victory in central Paris on July 10, 2018 after the final whistle of the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium. (Photo by Thomas SAMSON / AFP) (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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TOPSHOT - People celebrate France's 1-0 victory on board the Metro in Paris on July 10, 2018, after the final whistle of the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium. (Photo by Zakaria ABDELKAFI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI/AFP/Getty Images)

People celebrate France's victory on the Champs Elysees in Paris on July 10, 2018, after the final whistle of the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium. (Photo by Lucas BARIOULET / AFP) (Photo credit should read LUCAS BARIOULET/AFP/Getty Images)

People celebrate France's victory on the Champs Elysee in Paris on July 10, 2018, after the final whistle of the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium. (Photo by ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI/AFP/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Supporters of France football national team celebrate their team's victory against Belgium of the semifinal match in the FIFA 2018 World Cup in front of the Hotel de Ville in Paris, France on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Supporters of France football national team celebrate their team's victory against Belgium of the semifinal match in the FIFA 2018 World Cup, on top of a public bus at Place Saint-Michel in Paris, France on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Supporters of France football national team celebrate their team's victory against Belgium of the semifinal match in the FIFA 2018 World Cup in front of the Hotel de Ville in Paris, France on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Supporters of France football national team celebrate their team's victory against Belgium of the semifinal match in the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Paris, France on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Supporters of France football national team celebrate their team's victory against Belgium of the semifinal match in the FIFA 2018 World Cup in front of the Hotel de Ville in Paris, France on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Supporters of France football national team celebrate their team's victory against Belgium of the semifinal match in the FIFA 2018 World Cup in front of the Hotel de Ville in Paris, France on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Supporters of France football national team celebrate their team's victory against Belgium of the semifinal match in the FIFA 2018 World Cup in front of the Hotel de Ville in Paris, France on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Ambiance on Les Champs Elysees after the victory of France. Semi final Fifa world cup 2018. July 10, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Anthony Ghnassia/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Ambiance on Les Champs Elysees after the victory of France. Semi final Fifa world cup 2018. July 10, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Anthony Ghnassia/Getty Images)

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People celebrate France's 1-0 victory on the Champs Elysee in Paris on July 10, 2018, after the final whistle of the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium. (Photo by Zakaria ABDELKAFI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI/AFP/Getty Images)

People celebrate France's 1-0 victory on the Champs Elysee in Paris on July 10, 2018, after the final whistle of the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium. (Photo by Zakaria ABDELKAFI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI/AFP/Getty Images)

France fans celebrate after France qualifies for the final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after their 1-0 victory over Belgium at Place de la Republique on July 10, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Baptiste Fernandez/Icon Sport via Getty Images)

France fans celebrate after France qualifies for the final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after their 1-0 victory over Belgium at Place de la Republique on July 10, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Baptiste Fernandez/Icon Sport via Getty Images)

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