France the World Cup 2018 Champions

France are world cup champions again after beating Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup 2018 final. Twenty years after their first World Cup trophy

An own goal from Mario Mandzukic gave France the lead before Ivan Perisic scored a deserved equalizer minutes later. Griezmann restored the lead from the spot after referee gave a penalty via VAR for the first time in a World Cup final.

Paul Pogba made it three with a amazing hit from the edge of the area before Mbappe, winner of the tournament’s young player of the tournament, added a fourth goal.

Mandzukic pulled one back after an error from goalkeeper Hugo Lloris but it was to not enough, as the French held the score until the end of the game..

Didier Deschamps won the world cup 1998 as a player and he was the captin for the France team,and now he hold the title as a coach, he became only the third man in history to lift the World Cup both as a captain and a manager.

 

 

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