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Qatari-owned PSG win French league

Paris St Germain celebrate after winning Ligue 1 for the first time since 1994

Qatari-owned PSG win French league
Paris Saint-Germain, owned by Qatar Investment Authority, have won France’s Ligue 1 for the first time since 1994.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
Owner and president Nasser Al-Khelaifi shook hands with supporters as he arrived with the squad to parade through Paris in celebration aboard a double decker bus.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
Money from QIA helped the club sign top players include Zlatan Ibrahimovic, much to the delight of these Arabic fans.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
Supporters lined the streets of Paris to celebrate the victory, with the iconic Eiffel Tower in the background.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
PSG’s players paraded through the city on Monday, the day after clinching the title.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
Former England captain David Beckham is perhaps the club’s most high-profile player, seen here with Brazilian forward Lucas Moura.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
The celebrations boiled over into violence in some areas, however. Riot police tried to contain supporters along the double decker’s route.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
The club’s colours of red, white and blue gave the streets of Paris a particularly nationalistic flavor.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
Celebrations continued long into the night, with flares lighting up the crowds.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
PSG beat Lyon 1-0 to secure the title.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti oversaw the successful season, notching the thirteenth major trophy of his managerial career.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
Nasser Al Khalifa celebrates with defender Mamadou Sakho after the landmark victory.(Getty Images)
Qatari-owned PSG win French league
And his joy was unbridled, as this embrace with Ancelotti shows.(Getty Images)