Wednesday 21 March 2018

Watch: Irish fan uses hanger to help local man get into his locked car in France

Cathal McMahon

Cathal McMahon

This is the moment a group of Irish fans used a hanger to help a local man get into his locked car with engine running.

The Green Army earned a reputation for random acts of kindness in France over the last number of weeks.

Fans were spotted changing tyres for an elderly couple; singing babies to sleep; and helping with a beer delivery.

But this group of supporters proved that even dubious skills could be used for good when you're wearing a green jersey at Euro 2016.

Rodney Sharkey told that a local man in Lyon locked himself out of his car with the engine running on a quay in the city about three hours after the Ireland and France game on Sunday.

His video shows how the group of Irish supporters got a hanger from a nearby dry cleaners.

One man then used the hanger to hook onto the lock button and open the vehicle.

The incident was caught on camera - including the fan's celebration afterwards.

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