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Tips for a football fan @ Stade de France?

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Tips for a football fan @ Stade de France?

I'm attending the France/US international friendly at Stade de France on 11/11. I'm absolutely thrilled, as I'm a massive football fan. But as an American having never been to a French game, I'm wondering if there's anything I should know? In my city we drink, stand, and sing through the entire 90 minutes- I have a feeling it's not the same in France. Any tips on French football culture or the Stade itself appreciated!

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1. Re: Tips for a football fan @ Stade de France?

Most people tend to sit.

Have a feeling that the beer they serve inside the stade is non-alcoholic!

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2. Re: Tips for a football fan @ Stade de France?

No alcohol inside the stadium, but you can stand and sing your heart out.

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3. Re: Tips for a football fan @ Stade de France?

Whether you can stand will depend on the people sitting or standing around you. If you are standing on your own then you will get some annoyed people behind you.

The beer in the stadium is alcohol free but they do not publicise the fact.

There are many temporary bars on the walk from the train station up to the stadium, this is usually a good atmosphere. Grab a beera and a merguez and get chatting to some locals.

There could be a decent crowd as they are literally giving tickets away for this.

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