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Berlin Euro 2024 fanzone evacuated hours before Germany vs Scotland opener after ‘suspicious object’ found

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A Euro 2024 fanzone in Berlin has been evacuated after a suspicious object was found at the entrance.

The Scheidemannstrasse fanzone, based not far from Berlin Central station, was cleared just a few hours before the competition’s big kick-off.

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Fans were evacuated from the fan park in Berlin on Friday afternoonCredit: talkSPORT/Alex Crook

talkSPORT understands that only a handful of fans were impacted by the evacuation and the park has since reopened.

An announcement from local police said: “A suspicious object was found in the entrance area on Scheidemannstrasse Fanzone.

“This area is currently not available to fans. Our colleagues are checking the object.”

Supporters had been enjoying the build-up ahead of the Euro 2024 opener between Germany and Scotland, which is live on talkSPORT.

It included one fan giving a German broadcaster more than he bargained for after lifting up the kilt of his friend to reveal all.

While the fixture takes place in Munich, fans had been gathering in Berlin to soak up the atmosphere and watch the tournament get underway in the German capital.

Scotland will be hoping to cause an upset as they take on the host nation at the home of Bayern Munich.

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