France’s victorious World Cup team has rolled down Paris’ Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus as thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride and jets streamed the national colours — blue, white, red — overhead.
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France’s victorious World Cup team have returned home from Russia to a red carpet welcome ahead of a victory parade in Paris.
World Cup winners France were poised for a rapturous reception after touching down in Paris on Monday.
In an outburst of national pride, Croatia has staged a heroes’ welcome for the country’s national football team despite losing to France in the World Cup final.
Hoaxes, lies and doctored pictures are a plague of the modern internet, so why would the World Cup be any different?
Kylian Mbappe scored four goals in France’s World Cup-winning campaign in Russia, which earned the Best Young Player award.
Kylian Mbappe led France to their second World Cup triumph after the 4-2 win over Croatia on Sunday in a tournament that saw him win the Best Young Player award.
The Middle East stages the World Cup for the first time in 2022 with Qatar the hosts.
Dejan Lovren believes France “didn’t play football” as they overcame Croatia 4-2 in a controversial World Cup final on Sunday.
France is basking in the glory of its national football team’s World Cup triumph, after a night of wild celebrations.
The World Cup final lived up to the tournament’s themes as a penalty and an own goal helped France to victory.
Fans are pouring in from throughout the country as Croatia gears up to give a heroes’ welcome to the national team despite its loss to France in the World Cup final.
The 2018 World Cup came to an end on Sunday as France beat Croatia 4-2 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
The World Cup is over, with France claiming glory in the final at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium.
Having produced goals, drama and talking points aplenty, the 2018 World Cup comes to an end this weekend, with France facing Croatia in Sunday’s final. Here, Press Association Sport showcases some of the best images from what has been a memorable tournament.
England’s 2018 World Cup campaign ended with defeat in Saturday’s third-place play-off against Belgium, and thoughts now turn towards what is next for Gareth Southgate’s young squad.
Croatia and England sprung the competition’s major surprises while France marched all the way to the 2018 World Cup title.
The 2018 World Cup has been widely regarded as one of the most exciting international tournaments in memory.
Football is not coming home, but England have returned as heroes.
The Video Assistant Referee system was brought in for the first time at the 2018 World Cup.
Gareth Southgate’s return from a successful World Cup managing England will be celebrated with the temporary renaming of an Underground station after him.
England missed a chance to end their memorable World Cup adventure on a high and become the best ever team to leave English shores as they lost their third-place play-off against Belgium 2-0.
England skipper Harry Kane emerged from the World Cup finals with the consolation prize of the Golden Boot after finding the back of the net six times in Russia.
France manager Didier Deschamps described his delirious World Cup-winning squad as “a little mad” after they celebrated their victory over Croatia in the final by gatecrashing his press conference.
Gareth Southgate will continue to make ruthless decisions to ensure England develop and evolve in the wake of their run to the World Cup semi-finals.
John Stones has gone from spare part to World Cup mainstay since Euro 2016, but the Manchester City man has promised to be his own harshest critic in an attempt to compete with the best on the planet.
Harry Kane has just become the proud owner of the World Cup Golden Boot, but he is already setting his sights on Tottenham’s Premier League opener at St James’ Park and ending his final unwanted jinx.
Croatia captain Luka Modric believes his side were the better team in the World Cup final against France, but admitted: “Sometimes the better teams don’t win.”
France manager Didier Deschamps was left soaked in beer, champagne and sweat after celebrating World Cup glory with his delirious squad – a moment he will cherish alongside the crowning achievement of his playing career.
The iconic image from France’s last World Cup win was of Zinedine Zidane’s faced beamed onto the Arc de Triomphe, but their second title might be best remembered for the players dabbing with the French president.