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Greenpeace parachutist smashes into spidercam wires above France Germany stadium at Euro 2020 game

A Greenpeace protester narrowly avoided disaster after he parachuted into the Allianz stadium before Germany's game against France at Euro 2020 as he crashed into spidercam wires.

The activist, who had 'Kick Out Oil' emblazoned on his yellow parachute, glided into the stadium before losing control, causing debris to fall on to the pitch, nearly smashing into France manager Didier Deschamps, who sheltered under the dugout.

He nearly crashed into players lining up before kickoff and appeared to injure a photographer in the botched protest.

A Greenpeace protester narrowly avoided disaster after he parachuted into the Allianz stadium before Germany's game against France at Euro 2020

The activist, who had 'Kick Out Oil' emblazoned on his yellow parachute, glided into the stadium before losing control

After nearly flying into the stands, putting fans at danger, he managed to divert his parachute and land on the pitch

After nearly flying into the stands, putting fans at danger, he managed to divert his parachute and land on the pitch where Germany players Antonio Rudiger 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 activist seemed unhurt and was quickly arrested. 

A camera operator appeared to have been injured in the incident but walked away by himself with medics.

He nearly crashed into players lining up before kickoff and appeared to injure a photographer in the botched protest

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

The parachutist came in at a steep angle and appeared to clip a cable when entering the stadium as he struggled to gain control before landing heavily at the far end of the pitch where players were waiting to start the Group F match.  

Greenpeace Germany later wrote on Twitter: 'Hey @Volkswagen, time to kick out oil! 

'#Greenpeace activists protest against the games' sponsor at the #FRAGER-match and demand: stop selling climate-damaging diesel and petrol cars! #EURO2020.'

The car manufacturer is one of the sponsors of the football tournament. 

The parachutist came in at a steep angle and appeared to clip a cable when entering the stadium

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