Latest Sports News: France are World Cup Champions
France are Champions in Moscow
Latest Sports News: France is the last man standing in the World Cup 2018 in Russia.
A wonderful afternoon for the French men as the beat their Croatian opponents 4-2 to win the Trophy for the first time since 1998. It was a nice campaign for Deschamps winning the World Cup 2018 for France.
Mandzukic scored twice both was on both sides. An own goal opener my Mario Manduzkic gave France the lead which was equalized by Perisic’s strike. A difficult decision for the referee to make on Perisic’s hand ball inside the box, ended up with a penalty to France as the decision from the VAR team.
Later on, France made it three from Paul Pogba who had a great strike that took the keeper off his lines. Mbappe magnificently slotted in a 20-yard strike outside the box to find the net for the fourth time in Moscow. A mistake from illoris had Mandzukic to find a consolation goal for the Croatian side.
Croatia fought back hard but all their efforts were null and void. France also seemed to be tireless besides Chelsea striker Giroud who didn’t find the net in all seven games.
Kylian Mbappe wins the Young Player of the Tournament award. That’s no big surprise. I know what I was doing when I was 19 and it wasn’t scoring goals in World Cup finals.
Luka Modric of Croatia wins the Player of the Tournament award.
Harry Kane wins the Golden Boot for top scorer, while Thibaut Courtois wins the Golden Glove for best goalkeeper. Neither are present to pick up their awards.
Trophy in hand, Fifa president Gianni Infantino makes his way into the scrum of celebrating France players and hands it over to their skipper Hugo Lloris. As the rain continues to pour down, the goalkeeper raises it skywards. France are the world champions and their coronation is marked by fireworks and an explosion of golden ticker-tape.
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