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Frederick Owens
July 17, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday handed over the mantle of World Cup host to the emir of Qatar, whose country will stage the 2022 edition of the tournament.

Just nine players of the World Cup-winning squad were at Euro 2016, although there were just five changes comparing the starting line-ups from the two finals.

Dozens of youths shattered windows at a popular store on the Champs Elysees avenue Sunday while hundreds of thousands of fans celebrated France's World Cup victory, according to an AFP journalist at the scene.

The FIFA World Cup 2018 came to an exhilarating end on Sunday night in Russian Federation as France lifted their second World Cup trophy beating Croatia 4-2.

The French head of state joined his country's victorious players in the locker room after they beat Croatia 4-2.

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It was an emotional victory for all the team, but for none more than coach Didier Deschamps, who has now become only the third man in history to lift the trophy as both a player and a coach. "I am sure everyone liked the way they played, and so did I".

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Mbappe scored France's fourth goal of the final, his fourth in total for the tournament, and following the match was awarded the FIFA Young Player Award.

Huge crowds waving Croatian flags and wearing the national red and white colours greeted the players with excitement, despite the team losing to France in the World Cup final.

She also backed the Croatian footballers in person as they took on England.

In some of the other posts, it is vivid that it is not on goal that the umbrellas have been kept away from French President Emmanuel Macron and his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. Another said: "We are few, but we believed and that is enough".

The Spaniard wasn't at his best, however, and he was also criticised by sections of the Spanish press for failing to save any of the four penalties he faced in the last-16 shoot-out with the hosts. It's all deserved, let's celebrate with our family and all Croatians!

The Amir thanked Infantino for all his exerted efforts and looked forward to work together to organize 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.

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