WATCH LIVE: World Cup winners France hold Champs Elysees parade for ecstatic fans

World Cup winners France are holding a parade along the Champs Elysees in Paris, after beating Croatia in the final in Moscow on Sunday. France claimed World Cup victory with a 4-2 win over a spirited Croatian team, handing Les Bleus a second ever title. The victory meant Didier Deschamps became just the third man […]

Paul Pogba trolls England with World Cup chant with the trophy in France dressing room

The Manchester United midfielder was speaking in French and then said ‘it’s coming home’ before seemingly regretting the comment and apologising, and then signing it again and covering his mouth and then saying ‘just kidding, sorry’. Pogba helped France win their second World Cup with a 4-2 win over Croatia in Moscow. The midfielder scored […]

Brilliant Mbappé, insane Varane, and a Floyd Mayweather spirit — This is everything you need to know about how France won the 2018 World Cup

Getty Images France has done it. After a remarkable victory over Croatia, France is the 2018 FIFA World Cup champion. The French were tasked with knocking out a gauntlet run of soccer giants over the last couple of weeks but Les Bleus dug deep and ground out victories over Argentina, Uruguay, and Belgium, to set-up […]

19-year-old soccer star Kylian Mbappé just helped win France the World Cup — here’s what you need to know about him

Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images 19-year-old Kylian Mbappé became only the second teenager in history to score in a World Cup final on Sunday as he helped France beat Croatia 4-2. Mbappé has been groomed for soccer greatness since he was a child, coming from a family of athletes in the Paris suburbs. Brazil legend Pelé acknowledged Mbappé’s historic feat […]

Brutal chart shows how much more efficient France was than Croatia in the World Cup Final

Matthias Schrader/AP France’s offensive attack was far more efficient than Croatia in the World Cup Final, and it proved to be part of the difference in the win. Croatia took twice as many shots as France but had fewer that were on-target. Circumstance and officiating also had a big impact on the goal difference. France […]

Trump congratulates France on historic World Cup victory

US president Donald Trump has paid tribute to the French national team who claimed the World Cup trophy, beating Croatia 4-2 in the gold medal match at Luzhniki stadium in Moscow. The US head of state also praised Russia for staging “a truly great” tournament, which was also hailed as the “best ever” by the […]

Lack of recovery time could hurt Croatia in World Cup final vs France – Mourinho

Jose Mourinho believes Croatia’s route to the World Cup final, which has seen them play three games that went to extra time, as well as having less time to recover after their semi-final, could play a role against France. Read more Speaking to RT in his exclusive role as a World Cup guest pundit, Mourinho […]

Favoured France takes on resilient Croatia in World Cup final

Twenty years after France and Croatia had their most successful World Cup performances, the two countries' paths will meet on soccer's biggest stage. The favoured French and the resilient Croatians square off in the World Cup final on Sunday at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium following an unpredictable four-and-a-half weeks in Russia that saw giants fall, stars fade […]

WHERE ARE THEY Now? The star-studded 1998 World Cup Winning France Team

Stu Forster/Getty Images On Sunday, when France goes for international soccer glory against Croatia in the World Cup final, they will do so nearly 20 years to the day from when the country first won a World Cup.  France, playing on home soil, was an extraordinary collection of talent, boasting one of the greatest attacking midfielders […]