France vs Croatia

Kylian Mbappe scores as France beats Croatia 2-1 in Nations League

Croatia has never beaten France, losing the last Nations League encounter and the 2018 World Cup final by the same score of 4-2. It was also beaten 2-1 in the 1998 World Cup semifinals.

published on : 15th October 2020

Antoine Griezmann stars as France beats Croatia 4-2 in World Cup repeat

Antoine Griezmann even passed up the chance to double his tally late on by allowing substitute Olivier Giroud to take a penalty for France's fourth goal.

published on : 9th September 2020

Croatians hail returning FIFA World Cup squad in grand parade

More than 100,000 people thronged the square to hail 'Vatreni' led by captain and World Cup Golden Ball winner Luka Modric.

published on : 17th July 2018

France gives FIFA World Cup winners a heroes' welcome home

Crowds began converging early Monday on the Champs-Elysees, the gathering point for all national celebrations.

published on : 17th July 2018

France defeat Croatia to lift FIFA World Cup for second time after 20 years

The scoreline — France scored four to Croatia’s two — might suggest a stroll for Le Bleus but it was anything but.

published on : 16th July 2018

Heartbroken but proud Croatia fans celebrate their 'heroes'

On the final whistle applause from tens of thousands of Croatian fans rang out through the capital's main Jelacic square as many lit flares and set off firecrackers. 

published on : 16th July 2018

Three things we learned from France's FIFA World Cup final win

France are world champions for the second time as Les Bleus ran wild while Croatia's energy reserves ran dry to win a thrilling final.

published on : 16th July 2018

Party begins as delirious French revel in FIFA World Cup victory

The bells of Notre Dame cathedral in central Paris also rang out in the immediate aftermath of the game to mark the triumph.

published on : 16th July 2018

'It's wonderful' gushes France coach Didier Deschamps after FIFA World Cup triumph

Deschamps becomes only the third man to win the World Cup as both a player and a coach after leading France to their maiden title in 1998 as captain.

published on : 15th July 2018