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Extra Time: Mbappe the real king of PSG? France in '18 or '98?

3 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

The ESPN FC team answer your tweets on Kylian Mbappe's stock at PSG, the 2018 France squad vs. the 1998 World Cup winning side and much more.
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The Latest: French soccer team gets hero's welcome in Paris

The Latest: French soccer team gets hero's welcome in Paris

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Next prev PARIS - The Latest on France celebrating team's World Cup victory : 8 p.m. France's victorious World Cup team has descended upon Paris' packed Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open bus with Alpha jets streaming the national colors overhead and wild cheers of joy ringing out. The team's victory lap on Monday a day after France's 4-2 win against Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow culminates celebrations by a nation looking for heroes. Smoke bombs surged from the crowd of tens of thousands on the avenue, casting a haze that at times obscured the team. Some members threw their...
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Adil Rami: France teammate Paul Pogba 'has become a leader'

3 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

France defender Adil Rami has singled out Paul Pogba for praise for his role in the nation winning its second World Cup. Pogba has been criticised since his return to Manchester United for fluctuating form and a perceived lack of defensive effort, but he formed a formidable partnership with Chelsea star N'Golo Kante in central midfield for Les Bleus in Russia and scored his nation's third goal in the final. Rami, one of only two French players not to see any action during the triumphant World Cup campaign, had plenty of time to watch the midfielder. He said, as reported by the Guardian's...
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Video: Luka Modric lights up FLARE as he CELEBRATES Croatia homecoming after World Cup

3 monthes ago   |   By CaughtOffside

Croatia enjoyed a memorable summer as they made it to the 2018 World Cup final against all the odds as they fell just short against France on Sunday.
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Video: Paul Pogba leads N'Golo Kante chant as France celebrate World Cup success

3 monthes ago   |   By CaughtOffside

France returned home as World Cup winners on Monday, and the celebrations were in full flow thanks to Manchester United ace Paul Pogba.
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Over 10 per cent of Croatia's population welcomes World Cup heroes home

Over 10 per cent of Croatia's population welcomes World Cup heroes home

3 monthes ago   |   By Goal

Defeat to France on Sunday meant Croatia's dream ended in tears, but they are still heroes to those at home
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France World Cup triumph 'a childhood dream' - Chelsea's Olivier Giroud

3 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

France paraded down the Champs-Elysees as hundreds of thousands of cheering fans celebrated their second World Cup triumph.
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.
Olivier Giroud has called France's World Cup victory a "dream come true" after helping his country to its second world title on Sunday.
"It's a great feeling. I mean, 'it's coming home'! I had to say that. Honestly, it's a dream come true, a childhood dream. I am very proud for all the people who supported us...
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Croatia should be proud, Neymar underachieved and dove too much: Winners and losers from the World Cup

Croatia should be proud, Neymar underachieved and dove too much: Winners and losers from the World Cup

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

France won the World Cup, but that is far from the whole story. So many players and teams came out of the tournament on towering highs or devastating lows. Here are some of the winners and losers of the 2018 World Cup.
Winners
Croatia: It's odd to call a team that just lost the biggest game in its history a winner, but Croatia did everything but lift the Cup in a month to remember. Six straight wins over Nigeria, Argentina, Iceland, Denmark, host Russia, and England was one of the most impressive World Cup runs by any nation, much less one with only four million people. Luka Modric won the...
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Is 'the new Paul Pogba' here to stay?

3 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

After Julien Laurens hails Paul Pogba's role in France's World Cup triumph, the FC crew examine whether the tournament was a new beginning for him.
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World Cup afterglow gives France a sorely needed boost

World Cup afterglow gives France a sorely needed boost

3 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

PARIS The welcome was grand, the emotion visceral as France's victorious World Cup team rolled down Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus Monday while tens of thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride and jets streamed the national colors - blue, white, red - overhead.
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Laurens: 2018 World Cup more special to France than 1998

3 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

Julien Laurens explains why France's 2018 World Cup title and the resulting celebration feels more special than Les Bleus' first title in 1998.
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World Cup pitch invaders sentenced to 15 days in jail

3 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

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.
MOSCOW - A Moscow court on Monday handed down 15-day jail sentences on four members of the protest group who interrupted Sunday's World Cup final between France...
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Watch: France Is Partying Like It's 1998 After Winning Second World Cup Title

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Thanks to a 4-2 victory over Croatia in the World Cup final Sunday, France became the sixth nation to win the tournament at least twice. The timing of the victory however could not have been any more perfect. For starters, France is 20 years removed
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Paris metro stations renamed in honour of World Cup champions

Paris metro stations renamed in honour of World Cup champions

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Paris has paid tribute to France's World Cup winning champions by temporarily renaming six of the city's metro stations in honour of their achievement.
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Making of a champion: How France built a team of World Cup winners

Making of a champion: How France built a team of World Cup winners

3 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Many of the players who starred in France 's latest World Cup triumph emerged from the suburbs of Paris, the ones that extend beyond the highway that rings, and essentially divides, the capital's spectacular interior and the poorer neighbourhoods. The New York Times called them the " Boys from the Banlieues ." Kylian Mbappe , Paul Pogba , Blaise Matuidi , N'Golo Kante , and Steven Nzonzi - all of whom played a major role in Sunday's finale - took their first steps on the streets and dirt pitches of greater Paris. It is one of the many places where France's journey of rejuvenation began...
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France's World Cup winners given heroes' welcome in Paris

France's World Cup winners given heroes' welcome in Paris

3 monthes ago   |   By Goal

Few things can bring a nation together quite like a World Cup success, as highlighted by Les Bleus' triumphant return to Paris on Monday.
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