Throwing of beer cups costs fans and federations at Euro 2024

Fans throw cups at Austria’s Marcel Sabitzer Tuesday during a match between Austria and Turkey at Euro 2024 at Leipzig Stadium, Leipzig, Germany. (REUTERS/Lisi Niesner)

The throwing of plastic beer cups onto the pitch during Euro 2024 has become a regular feature of the tournament in Germany, with fans unconcerned at losing their deposits and national associations paying a hefty price with UEFA fines.