France seal second World Cup triumph with 4-2 win over brave Croatia – The Guardian UK

France’s Hugo Lloris lifts the World Cup trophy as they celebrate winning.
 France’s Hugo Lloris lifts the World Cup trophy as they celebrate winning. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

When the decisive blows arrived the entire squad piled on top of one another in the victory scrum. Hugo Lloris, the goalkeeper, had run the entire length of the pitch to join in the celebrations. All the substitutes were throwing themselves into this heap of arms and legs. There were even members of the backroom staff contemplating joining in, and who could blame them? France were on their way to winning the World Cup and a party was under way behind the goal where the tricolours were fluttering.

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  • Chandra Panday  On July 16, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Well France had many “People of Colour” on their Team 💓

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