FIFA 2018: France lifts the World Cup after 20 years

PEMA CHUDEN LEPCHA 16/07/2018 13:46 PM

FIFA 2018: France lifts the World Cup after 20 years- Newstimes News

New Delh, Jul 16: France lifted the world cup trophy after beating Croatia by 4-2 in the FIFA World Cup 2018 final on Sunday. The final match was played at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

FIFA world cup was played among 32 countries which continued for 32 days, in which France and Croatia reached to the finals.

Croatia made thier apperance in the first ever world cup final despite making many attempts made by them in their fifth world cup appearance, while France wasreached to the finasl after 20 years, since the 1998 world cup.

France had taken lead of 2-1 during the first half after a goal was scored by Mario Mandzukis, followed by goals of Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann. Paul Pogba made France the winner of World Cup 2018.

France's team coach Didier Deschamps stated that " It is really beautiful, marvelous. we did not play a great match but we showed a strong mental quality. we also scored four goals. we merit it. I am very happy for this team. we are coming from very far and it has not always been easy, but thanks to hard work, they are here and are on top of the world for the next four years."

Harry Kane  of England stole the attention of spectators after being awarded the World Cup 2018 Golden Boot. He scored six goals in total and bcame the second Englishman to win the Golden Boot.


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