President Emmanuel Macron leads France's World Cup celebrations

President Emmanuel Macron leads France's World Cup celebrations

It has felt like there have been an very bad lot of goals scored in Russian Federation this summer, but just how many times have players found the back of the net?

"It was a spectacular match, the nation is grateful, we are so proud of our golden team, they fought like lions", he said.

Antoine Griezmann was the standout in blue according to L'Equipe with the Atletico forward getting an eight, as fellow goalscorers Kylian Mbappé and Paul Pogba both received sevens for their contributions. The inscription at the front read: "Fiery heart, the pride of Croatia!" in reference to the name "The Fiery" as the team is dubbed at home. As seen in the image below, the umbrellas were not deliberately kept away from French President Emmanuel Macron and his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday handed over the mantle of World Cup host to the emir of Qatar, whose country will stage the 2022 edition of the tournament.

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Ryu was able to increase her lead to two shots with a birdie on the same hole, but her tee shot on the 17th went into the water. But the malaise continued when Ko bogeyed the 7th and 8th to turn two over for her round and one under for the tournament.

It was a rousing evening for the president who went through a range of emotions during France's 4-2 victory over Croatia.

Croatia soccer fans shout chants and cheer as they watch a television broadcast of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup match between France and Croatia in downtown Zagreb, Croatia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.

Tens of thousands of people poured into the streets of Croatia's capital Zagreb to stage a hero's welcome for their national football team.

It was France's second World Cup title, 20 years after the team led by captain Didier Deschamps won its first title, which also earned them a Legion of Honour from then-president Jacques Chirac.