Top 5 Individual performances in Russian Federation 2018

Croatian president flies economy class to Russia to cheer World Cup team

Croatian president flies economy class to Russia to cheer World Cup team

The speed and shots effectivity won France their second World Cup.

Besides Modric, goalkeeper Danijel Subasic will be 38 at the next World Cup in Qatar, midfielder Ivan Rakitic will be 34 and forward Mario Mandzukic will be 36.

In 2018, fourth-place England received $22 million, third-place Belgium $24 million, runner-up Croatia $28 million and victor France $38.5 million.

Grabar Kitarovic displayed great passion throughout the tournament, following the team in all the games after the group stage but missing the semi-final against England due to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels. Pouring Rain, no umbrella and Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic hugs every single player from Croatia and France, even if Croatia has just lost. While the French President Emmanuel Macron met the Croatian players in the dressing room after the match, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic also showed utmost sportsmen spirit. English player, Harry Kane scored the most goals, a total of six, over the course of the World Cup. "And also for your team it doing so well".

Kylian Mbappe and another supremely talented generation of French players may just be getting started after overcoming Croatia to win the World Cup in Russian Federation.

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Once the players reached the main square, people were clearly thrilled to catch sight of these new-found national heroes.

"Love her", read a tweet. It turns out that their prediction was pretty good, as France were the winners of both EA's tournament and the real thing, as we saw with their victory over Croatia in Moscow yesterday.

Mario Mandzukic of Croatia scores an own goal to put France in front. We are proud of what we've managed to achieve for fans of this wonderful sport. The better side won no doubt, but the Croatians won innumerable hearts at the venue.

Then came a penalty, called after a video review, which Antoine Griezmann converted. "I am sure that tonight, we will witness an interesting and attractive game".

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Then Mandzukic scored, giving Croatia the lead for the first time in the match, and there was no way back for England. With such a modest population, they are the smallest country to get to a World Cup final since Uruguay back in 1950.

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