The game was tied for most of the second half, but late addition, Dimitri Payet managed to score a dramatic goal in the 89th minute to secure France a victory in its opening game hosting this year's European Championships.
Luxembourg and other EU nations would recognize the Palestinian state were France to lead the way, Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn says. Europeans "must show" that Palestinians deserve a state, he added.
Fifteen games, zero losses; Germany have wrapped up a near perfect year with a 2-2 draw against France. They head into a World Cup year not only as the defending champions, but as the world's most in-form national team
The wait is almost over. The first-ever 24-team European football championships will get underway this evening as hosts France face Romania. Here's what to expect from this proverbial David v Goliath clash.
Over 80,000 people attended a concert under the Eiffel Tower, as France opened a massive fan zone ahead of the European Championship. With crowds pouring to Paris, organizers worry about strikes and security.
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