France lifted their second ever World Cup, concluding the month-long extravaganza after they beat Croatia 4-2 at the Luzhniki stadium in Russia.Jul 16, 2018, 00:05 AM IST
Kylian Mbappe has been France's star striker and became the first teenager ever to score in the final match after Pele here on Sunday. Pele had previously scored during a World cup final in 1958.Jul 15, 2018, 23:31 PM IST
In the second half of the match, three people wearing white shirts and black trousers ran out onto the pitch from the area behind the French goal.Jul 15, 2018, 22:52 PM IST
France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final at Moscow`s Luzhniki stadium on Sunday to lift the trophy for the second time in 20 years.Jul 15, 2018, 22:46 PM IST
Croatia dominated possession in the first-half but conceded goals off set-pieces before Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe fired stunning goals in the second-half to seal the match for France.
Jul 15, 2018, 20:13 PM IST
With four hours to go until kickoff Croatian fans in the centre of Moscow appeared to out-number their more low-key French counterparts.
Jul 15, 2018, 18:06 PM IST
Belgium beat England 2-0 in the World Cup third-place play-off on Saturday to secure their best ever finish at a World Cup and send Gareth Southgate`s side home with a second straight loss.Jul 15, 2018, 01:05 AM IST
Belgium finished third in the World Cup, their best-ever performance when they beat England 2-0 with an early Thomas Meunier goal and a breakaway finished by Eden Hazard.Jul 14, 2018, 21:50 PM IST
The success of Croatia, a country of 4.2 million, has come as a surprise even to some Croatians who have been scrambling to secure tickets for the final and flights to Russia.Jul 14, 2018, 20:00 PM IST
Thomas Meunier’s goal in the fourth minute put Belgium ahead early before Eden Hazard put an end to the English hopes with a sublime finish in the 82nd minute.Jul 14, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
The 43-year-old from the small sub-tropical province of Misiones will become the second referee after compatriot Horacio Elizondo to officiate at both the opening match and final after being picked for Sunday’s match between France and Croatia.Jul 14, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
France’s progress to the deciding game in Moscow against Croatia has kept alive interest for Africa with the diverse and multi-cultured French squad.Jul 14, 2018, 18:57 PM IST
Both teams are in their second third-place match, Belgium having lost to France in 1986 and England to Italy four years later.
Jul 14, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
England looked on course to book a spot in the title clash but Croatia equalised in the 68th minute to send the match into extra time. In the end, Mario Mandzukic's netted one at extra time to seal the match for Croatia.Jul 11, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Despite the disappointment, most of its 11 million people are happy Belgium did well, knocking out five-times champions Brazil last week.Jul 11, 2018, 22:10 PM IST
The game is England’s first World Cup semi-final since the penalty shoot-out heartbreak against the then West Germany in 1990 in Italy.
Jul 11, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
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Croatia and England will face each other at Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday.Jul 11, 2018, 21:17 PM IST
Moscow`s Luzhniki Stadium, where the match is being played, has a capacity of 80,000, so a few thousand England supporters will find themselves heavily outnumbered by Croatian fans as well as Russians who are expected to be in the majority.Jul 11, 2018, 19:55 PM IST
FIFA had invited the boys to Sunday’s World Cup final although the world organising body said that due to medical reasons the boys would not be in a position to travel to the game, although they would invite them to an event in the future.Jul 11, 2018, 18:51 PM IST