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World Cup 2018: 32 fans from 32 countries review the tournament

As the dust settles on the World Cup in Russia, readers have been sharing their verdicts on their teams’ performancesI could not be prouder of my team. To see France do so well and bring such happiness to the country has been an incredible experience. …

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Ten players whose transfer values surged at the World Cup

Harry Maguire, Yerry Mina, Ivan Perisic and Eden Hazard will command much higher fees now than a month agoBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredWell that was fun, wasn’t it? The 2018 World Cup delivered entertainment until the very last. As ever, a number of…

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World Cup 2018 player ratings: marks for every single performance in Russia

After every game in Russia we asked our readers to rate the players and here are the verdicts, per game as well as average rating for the tournament The Russia World Cup came to a close with the France v Croatia final at the Luzhniki. There were 63 ga…

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Liberté, égalité, diversity: how France won the World Cup

Didier Deschamps adopted the same winning formula in 2018 as he did in 1998: talent, teamwork and togethernessBy Adam White for Get French Football NewsAs Patrice Evra stormed from the training pitch and his teammates hid behind the curtains of their t…

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Neymar’s roll to Southgate’s waistcoats: the World Cup’s most watched moments – video

The 2018 World Cup was quite the tournament. Here we look back at Neymar rolling, Panama celebrating their first goal in the World Cup ever, the return of football’s coming home and more Continue reading…

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Croatia’s World Cup run must bring end to game’s neglect back home | Aleksandar Holiga

Pride at their final efforts could lead to a new national stadium but lack of grassroots investment is a more pressing concernThe defeat was hard to accept, as was missing a chance that is not likely to come again in the lifetime of these players or fa…

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Croatia’s World Cup run must bring end to game’s neglect back home | Aleksandar Holiga

Pride at their final efforts could lead to a new national stadium but lack of grassroots investment is a more pressing concernThe defeat was hard to accept, as was missing a chance that is not likely to come again in the lifetime of these players or fa…

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A day of glory: how the French press covered World Cup victory

Ecstatic commentators reached for the superlatives after the 4-2 victory over CroatiaAllez les bleus! After early hopefuls Germany, Brazil, Argentina and Spain bowed out earlier than expected in the tournament, there remained just one of the original f…

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Macron dabbing and crowds roaring: France crowned World Cup champions – video

France are World Cup champions 2018 after an exhilarating 4-2 victory over Croatia. Didier Deschamps’s side proved too much to handle for Croatia as they produced a stunning display. Fans took to the streets to celebrate outside the Eiffel Tower and Ch…

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France boast seductive future with Kylian Mbappé their leading man | Barney Ronay

France stake claim to be planet’s most powerful football nation as World Cup is won by second-youngest squad in RussiaAnd fade to blue. On a stormy, slightly wild afternoon in Moscow France became world champions for the second time, providing a b…

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Croatia punched above their weight but could not beat fate and France | David Hytner

Luka Modric was player of the World Cup but, for all the warrior-like qualities of his teammates, the key borderline decisions went against the nation of four million peopleIvan Perisic has done more than most to ignite Croatia’s World Cup adventure, t…

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France 4-2 Croatia: World Cup final player ratings

France’s Antoine Griezmann and Ivan Perisic of Croatia excelled but N’Golo Kanté and Ivan Rakitic were below their bestHugo Lloris His terrible mistake led to Mandzukic’s second goal. Fine save to deny Rebic in the second half though. 6 Continue readin…

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France’s victory was a befitting end to a thrilling World Cup

The team’s convincing win against Croatia was celebrated with dizzy delight in MoscowEmmanuel Macron joined heady celebrations in the France dressing room, dabbing alongside star midfielder Paul Pogba and delivering a rousing speech to the team after t…

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Philosophical fans celebrate Croatia’s historic World Cup, despite final defeat

The national team will return to a heroes’ welcome after their 4-2 loss to France• Paris celebrates World Cup win as one million fans fill Champs-ÉlyséeIn the end, the fairytale was not to be. As the clock ticked down to the end of the World Cup final,…

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The best photos from France’s World Cup final win over Croatia

Our pick of the best images from Moscow as France beat Croatia 4-2 in the tournament decider Continue reading…

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France seal second World Cup triumph with 4-2 win over brave Croatia

France are champions of the world for a second time, after defeating Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.Mario Mandzukic’s own goal gave France an 18th-minute lead, and Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappé sc…

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Paris celebrates as Mbappé scores France’s fourth against Croatia – video

Kylian Mbappé’s 65th-minute strike sent Paris into joyous celebration as they went 4-1 up against Croatia. The 19-year-old became the first teenager to score in a World cup final since Pelé Continue reading…

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France fans celebrate opening goal in World Cup final – video

Thousands of fans gathered around the Eiffel Tower in Paris celebrated after Mario Mandzukic’s own goal gave their team the lead Continue reading…

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France fans celebrate opening goal in World Cup final – video

Thousands of fans gathered around the Eiffel Tower in Paris celebrated after Mario Mandzukic’s own goal gave their team the lead Continue reading…

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World Cup 2018 final: France v Croatia – live!

World Cup final updates from the 4pm BST kick-off in Moscow17 things we learned from Russia 2018 – World Cup reviewEmail Will or tweet @Will_Unwin with your thoughts 2.23pm BST Kari has emailed in about fulfilling dreams and going to space: “Kids all o…