Fans are not happy with the cost of a pint at Euro 2016

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Fans at this year's Euros seem to be in a constant state of anger.

Supporters of England, Russia, and France are getting a particularly bad rap, but it's not just the ones rioting who are now getting wound up. 

Those who aren't fighting outside the stadium can generally be found drinking in it, but it looks like that hasn't cheered them up either.


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Fans getting rinsed 

No wonder really, when you consider that a pint is being sold at the grounds for €6.50, which equates to roughly £5.15. 

Just in case anyone from London is wondering, that's generally considered rather expensive everywhere else. 

It gets worse. Not only does one measly beer cost such an extortionate figure, it's barely even beer at all. Percentage? 0.5.

Safe to say, people are not happy with being served watered-down Carlsberg. French authorities are admittedly trying to clamp down on drinking in light of the violence that has marred the first few days of the tournament, but this is a pretty crazy way of doing it.


If that's their plan, it hasn't really worked as people are still buying it, if only to complain about it on social media.

Then again, they haven't had much of a choice. 

Can't say we blame them. Perhaps the most upset of all was this guy, who's made all the necessary calculations: 

Beer is pretty sacred to some football fans, so this is definitely bad news, especially as it's the only beer available in the ground.

What's most disappointing is that amidst all the talk of fans' behaviour at the tournament, genuine supporters are clearly spending a fortune out there after travelling hundreds of miles to support their team. 

Are football fans being rinsed at Euro 2016? Have your say in the comments. 

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