Croatian media on Monday hailed their team as heroes after the small country's historic success in reaching the World Cup final where France beat them 4-2. First to the members of the Croatian team, and then those of the team of France. One instance required riot police to be called to the Nike store on Champs Elysee-a major street in Paris.
The emir says through a translator that the World Cup "will be a huge and great festival for all our country". The violence that ultimately ensued forced the store to push back the official release of the product to Tuesday.
Russian Federation unexpectedly made the quarter finals of the competition, knocking out former champions Spain along the way. She hugged players of the opponent team as well.
Charles de Gaulle-Etoile was turned into "On a 2 Etoiles", meaning "We have two stars" - referring to the country's first World Cup win on home soil in 1998 and last night's victory in Russian Federation.
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After consulting with his entourage, Mbappe decided his World Cup premiums could serve a better goal going to the charity, according to L'Equipe. While Putin was handed an umbrella, Grabar-Kitarovic had to make do without, but she did not let the rain dampen her spirits.
Kylian Mpabbe became the second teenager after legendary Pele in 1958 to score at the summit clash of the World Cup.
"I want to thank all those involved in the organisation, and the players, referees and coaches".