France Win The World Cup And Emmanuel Macron Is Absolutely Loving It

May JohnsonJul 16, 2018

Then, as Macron and Grabar-Kitarovic walked toward the tunnel to leave the field, his heels were nearly clipped by some exuberant France players who were sliding on their bellies and their behinds across the soaked grass toward a bank of photographers beside a group of state presidents.

After qualifying from Group C in first, France then saw off the challenges of Argentina, Uruguay and Belgium on route to the final.

France manager Didier Deschamps was left soaked in beer, champagne and sweat after celebrating World Cup glory with his delirious squad - a moment he will cherish alongside the crowning achievement of his playing career. I really hope to do it in the final.

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was used for the first time in a World Cup final to award France a 38th-minute penalty which Antoine Griezmann scored to give them a 2-1 lead over Croatia on Sunday.

Deschamps, who joins the elite company of Franz Beckenbauer and Mario Zagallo as those to have won the World Cup on the pitch and from the dugout, praised the tournament for its unpredictability - especially regarding the strong performances of so-called smaller nations.

We've had incredible games, stupidly amusing moments and some of the best punditry and commentary in years.

At an average age of 26 years and one month, France were the second-youngest squad to compete in Russian Federation after only Nigeria, and were led by a teenager in 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe, who was named Best Young Player of the tournament after scoring four goals.

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"Maybe they will win other titles but there is nothing above world champions".

"The question is, is France a handsome champion?"

The World Cup final itself is a big achievement for them, an incredible feeling that the entire country will cherish. Well, we are world champions and France are going to be on top of the world for the next four years.

"Each time, there isn't much missing for me to score".

"He's a kid that I know".

About 12 minutes after play resumed, Mbappe sent a right-footed shot past Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic.

"It is the life that we wanted, we are proud to make French people happy". We can not wait to lift the cup and bring it back to France'.

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