Twitter reacts as France takes the cup


Twitter was flooded with reactions following France's victory.

Croatia did not fare too much better in the ratings as goalkeeper Subasic got a three, Vida and Rebic both picked up fours and four players including Mario Mandzukic got fives.

Deschamps then tried to compose himself to give his view on France's second World Cup triumph - he was the captain of the team that won the trophy in 1998 by beating Brazil 3-0 in Paris.

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Les Bleus' team is filled with players, who are originally from Africa.

The coach knows what the future will be like for this generation of World Cup winners, who will go down in history like the team of Deschamps and Zinedine Zidane two decades ago.

While waiting for the presentation, Griezmann burst into tears, seemingly as the enormity of his team's achievement swept over him, and while a rainstorm soaked the Luzhniki arena, the player embraced French president Emmanuel Macron who kissed his forehead and clasped his shoulders.

When he finally emerged from his on-pitch celebrations, the tears had been replaced by a wide smile. We waiting for the final knockout that finally arrived over Pogba and the match was resolved.

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"The World Cup... it's a lot... Having a look back, I am proud".

"The group worked so hard and we had some tough moments along the way".

He said: "They have incredible talent".

We're feeling the Monday blues today as the 2018 World Cup has come to an end. (We have) different origins but we are all united.

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