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Massive crowds fill Paris to welcome World Cup champs

3 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

A vast crowd gathered in central Paris on Monday to welcome back France's victorious World Cup football team.
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Brilliant Mbappé, insane Varane, and a Floyd Mayweather spirit - This is everything you need to know about how France won the 2018 World Cup

Brilliant Mbappé, insane Varane, and a Floyd Mayweather spirit - This is everything you need to know about how France won the 2018 World Cup

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

France has done it. After a remarkable victory over Croatia, France is the 2018 FIFA World Cup champion. The French were tasked with knocking out a gauntlet run of soccer giants over the last couple of weeks but Les Bleus dug deep and ground out victories over Argentina, Uruguay, and Belgium, to set-up a grande finale against Croatia on Sunday, July 15 -winning by a 4-2 score. So how did the French do it? France began its campaign with a drab 2-1 victory over Australia on June 16 and played like a Bugatti in second gear, winning street races without having to break the speed limit. There...
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‘Does Lloris have concussion?' - Twitter blasts Hugo howler against Croatia

‘Does Lloris have concussion?' - Twitter blasts Hugo howler against Croatia

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Football fans have hit out at Hugo Lloris for his howler in the ongoing Fifa World Cup final against Croatia.
The 31-year-old conceded a mischievous goal to hand Zlatko Dalic's men their second goal in the high scoring encounter.
A sluggish Lloris attempted
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Fans pack in to Champs Elysees to welcome France back to Paris

3 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic French fans celebrated the return of their World Cup-winning team on Monday, jumping and chanting "We Are
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NESN Soccer Podcast: World Cup 2018 Review, Biggest Winners, Losers

3 monthes ago   |   By NESN

Was the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia really that good?
France is basking in glory following its 4-2 win over Croatia on Sunday in the 2018 World Cup final. While France celebrates, the rest of the world is trying to learn how the country won in Russia and how to stop it from dominating the soccer world in the coming years, as many predict will happen.
FIFA, world soccer's governing body, and host-nation Russia also are smiling after what some are calling “the best World Cup in history,” as are their respective presidents Gianni Infantino and Vladimir Putin.
NESN.com soccer experts Nick...
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World Cup pitch invader sentenced to 15 days in jail

3 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

Croatia celebrated finishing World Cup runners-up with their fans by parading around the capital city of Zagreb in an open-top bus.
Led by captain Hugo Lloris, France were given a heroes welcome as they arrived back in Paris for the first time since they beat Croatia to win the World Cup.
Croatia's World Cup team returned to a heroes' welcome at Zagreb airport following their 4-2 defeat to France in the World Cup final in Moscow.
A Moscow court on Monday handed down a 15-day jail sentence on one of four people who interrupted Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia when they...
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John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M

John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The 2018 World Series of Poker champion is an Indiana resident and professional player who barely missed the cut for the final table two years ago. John Cynn won the series' marquee no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event Sunday in Las Vegas, surrounded by a cheering crowd that included his dad. Cynn, 33, became $8.8 million richer after playing against Miles for more than 10 hours.
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Fortnite dance meets 2018 World Cup final after France's Antoine Griezmann scores penalty kick goal vs. Croatia

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Antoine Griezmann has never been known for his grace in victory. That continued at Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia. After scoring a goal off of a penalty kick to put France up 2-1 over Croatia, Griezmann celebrated with a dance well-known to gamers around the world. It was no less rage-inducing at the World Cup. Yeah, that's Fortnite's "Take the L" dance at the World Cup. What a time to be alive. Griezmann has had a great Cup by any metric. He has four goals, tied with several players for second most in the tournament, and he has been absolutely unflappable from the...
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John Stones to cut break short for Manchester City

3 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

John Stones is coming off a fairly successful but ultimately disappointing World Cup run. In the end, England could only muster a fourth-place finish after reaching the semi-final. First they would fall 2-1 to Croatia in extra time before dropping 2-0 to Belgium in the third-place match.Back in England Stones plays for Manchester City, who are coming off a historic Premier League campaign. City ran away with the title, finishing 19 points ahead of second-place Manchester United. Their first “competitive” match of the new season comes on August 5 against Chelsea in the Community...
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The Complete Pogba Diaries

The Complete Pogba Diaries

3 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

Watch all of Paul Pogba's diary entries as he journeyed to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with France.
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France vs Croatia, World Cup 2018 final: What time does the game kick-off today?

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

What date is the World Cup 2018 final? The Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow will host the finale to the 2018 World Cup. Russia's sporting Mecca has previously hosted the 1980 Olympics, 1999 Uefa Cup Final and 2008 Champions League Final. For more information, follow our World Cup TV guide and if you're heading to the capital for the big finale, we've rounded up the best spots to watch the World Cup in London.
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FIFA World Cup™ trophy arrives in France | 2018 FIFA World Cup™

FIFA World Cup™ trophy arrives in France | 2018 FIFA World Cup™

3 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

The FIFA World Cup™ trophy returns to France following the national team's win against Croatia.
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Antoine Griezmann committed an egregious flop to give France an early lead in the World Cup final

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

France took an early lead over Croatia in the World Cup final on an own goal during a free kick, but the goal would have never happened if not for an egregious flop by Antoine Griezmann. Griezmann took a pass near the box and sensing some pressure from his left and behind, he went to the ground and a foul was called. However, the replay showed that there was no contact between the defender and Griezmann until he was already on the ground. In this sequence, it is obvious that Griezmann kicks out both legs well before the contact. "It looked like he actually lost his footing," Fox announcer...
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Cubs take unique path to top of National League at All-Star break

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000. SAN DIEGO - All is right in Cubs Nation as the 2016 world champions used the final week before the All-Star break to take command of their division, and the National League, and now find themselves on top of both after a weekend sweep of the San Diego Padres. "I think in some regards, people look at us in a less than only because of what the Red Sox and Yankees have done," Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said before the team's 7-4 win on Sunday. From the drama of the Home Run...
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Harry Kane gives gracious response after winning Golden Boot at World Cup

Harry Kane gives gracious response after winning Golden Boot at World Cup

3 monthes ago   |   By UPI

England striker Harry Kane gave a gracious response Monday after winning the Golden Boot at the 2018 World Cup.
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Final 2018 World Cup power rankings: France takes top spot over Croatia; Belgium climbs

3 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

Belgium jumps England and France stays at No. 1 after winning its first World Cup in 20 years
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