France coach Deschamps has created a 'miracle': Lloris

Lynette Rowe
July 15, 2018

Les Bleus beat Croatia 4-2 in Moscow on Sunday to become world champions for the second time in their history.

He stated that the French team would carry the day due to their improvement in their performances after every match in the tournament.

In addition to some fine performances from forwards Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann at Russian Federation 2018, France have been resolute in defence, keeping clean sheets in each of their past two matches against Uruguay and Belgium. His popularity has fallen to an average of 33%, down 13 percentage points since the start of the year, hovering very close to the record low of his predecessor and former boss, Socialist President Francois Hollande.

'Croatia played a very tough match against England.

Les Bleus are favourites to lift the trophy after impressive knockout wins against Argentina, Uruguay and Belgium and Giroud says France will not let another opportunity for worldwide silverware pass them by.

France forward Antoine Griezmann said winning the World Cup against Croatia on Sunday was more important than how his team do it.

Paris: France's World Cup 2018 victory over Croatia drew thousands of people into the streets in celebration, as it gave the country a much-needed morale boost after a decade of moroseness brought on by terrorist attacks and a lacklustre economy.

A day after the nation celebrated Bastille Day - the storming of a prison during the French Revolution in 1789 - with a late-night fireworks display over the Eiffel tower, large numbers began congregating in the same spot to watch the final. "So that experience will work in their favour", he said.

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"The players just showed something special all along, something that I liked, and I was not sure they would win today but they did".

The award, which can only be won by players born on or after January 1, is given to the outstanding young footballer at the finals. I incorporated 14 new players.

"Notwithstanding, we should not underrate Croatia because Croatia are no pushovers". Umtiti anticipates where attackers and the ball will go and gets there before them.

"We know that this is the World Cup, and that we're playing in the final tomorrow", he said.

Another punter put $20,000 on Croatia to win the tournament at $2.70.

Nadi said the Croatians have the fighting spirit and discipline; the key attributes of success in sports.

"I'm massively happy!" shouted Abou Aboubacar, 25, who had travelled across Paris in a French shirt to celebrate near the Arc de Triomphe.

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