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Griezmann: I'll be the first to buy the jersey with the two stars

Griezmann instrumental in France’s World Cup win Les Bleus’ front man named Budweiser Man of the Match in Final He made a decisive contribution in all of their knockout matches By Adrien Gingold with France Not for the first time at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Antoine Griezmann was France’s saviour in Sunday’s Final against Croatia. We spoke afterwards ...

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France revel in winning second world title

France are world champions for the second time There were scenes of joy in the bowels of the Luzhniki Stadium Les Bleus repeated the feat of two decades ago By Adrien Gingold with France Fresh off their triumph in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Final, the France players lingered on the pitch for several long minutes, revelling in a ...

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France triumphant in ravishing Russia

France crowned World Cup champions for second time, Croatia claim second Modric wins adidas Golden Ball, Kane takes home adidas Golden Boot Bronze for Belgium, England finish fourth The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ thrilled from beginning to end. The 21st edition of the world finals also produced countless moments that will endure in the collective memory of those who ...

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Reputations on the rise in Russia

​Surprise stars cropped up throughout the tournament Well-known names and unsung heroes raised their game in Russia FIFA.com looks at five players who unexpectedly took the limelight Only one team can lift the trophy. Only 23 players leave with gold around their neck. However, this does not mean they were the only winners at … FIFA.com – Latest News

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Journey to 2022: FIFA President meets leadership of Qatar’s Supreme Committee

Focus will turn to Qatar 2022 following Sunday’s FIFA World Cup Final Qatar officials have been in Russia as observers Over 30,000 visited Qatar 2022 exhibitions in Russia As soon as referee Nestor Pitana blows the final whistle and the Trophy is lifted by Croatia’s Luka Modric or France’s Hugo Lloris, the fireworks lighting up the Luzhniki Stadium will announce ...

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Southgate's Three Lions exit with pride and room to improve

England reflect on Russia 2018 journey Our team reporter looks at areas needing improvement for the Three Lions Kane: “This game showed there is still room for improvement” By Laure James with England Gareth Southgate’s young English side return from Russia 2018 having exceeded all expectations. They have achieved the country’s joint-second best FIFA World Cup™ finish after being <a ...

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Buzzing Belgium believe even brighter future beckons

​Belgium reflect on their best-ever World Cup finish Kompany, captain Hazard and Witsel speak with FIFA.com “We’ve come on in leaps and bounds,” said Kompany By Simon Massart with Belgium “What a rush of emotions!” said Vincent Kompany, a 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ bronze medal clutched in his hand and a smile spread acr… FIFA.com – Latest News

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Formidable France secure second title

France win their second FIFA World Cup title Goals from Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe help secure victory Mario Mandzukic scored at both ends, with Ivan Perisic also on the scoresheet France have won the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ after defeating Croatia 4-2 in a thoroughly entertaining Final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow in what was ...

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Pick your Fan Dream Team until today's end

​You, the fans, will determine the team of the tournament for Russia 2018 You have until 23:59 CET today to pick or update your Fan Dream Team Five winners will receive a 65” Hisense FIFA World Cup™ Edition 4K UltraHD TV The action is over at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, but the voting for the Fan Dream Team ...

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FIFA calls on stakeholders to continue their work on LGBT+ rights in Russian sport 

Russian LGBT Sport Federation hosts closing conference after month of events FIFA’s Head of Sustainability & Diversity Federico Addiechi in attendance “It will be important to use the positive experiences of the past weeks”​ After one month of events organised by the Russian LGBT Sport Federation during the FIFA World Cup, the closing conference took place at the Goethe Institute ...

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