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France won their second World Cup as they defeated a gallant Croatia side 4-2 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
France win 2018 World Cup after beating Croatia 4-2 in final
France overcame Croatia in a 4-2 thriller to win the World Cup for the second time in their history. A crowd of 78,011 at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow was richly rewarded with a Final that had almost everything.
France Won 2018 World Cup Thanks to Its Players of African Origin - Venezuelan President
CARACAS, July 17 (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Monday that France should be grateful to their African players for the side's victory at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Some 550,000 Croatia's Fans Welcome Team in Zagreb After FIFA World Cup Final - Reports
MOSCOW, July 16 (Sputnik) - Some 550,000 supporters welcomed Team Croatia in Zagreb after the FIFA World Cup runners-up arrived home, the Croatian media reported on Monday.
Four People to Run Onto Pitch During World Cup Final Receive 15 Days in Detention
MOSCOW, July 16 (Sputnik) - Four Pussy Riot activists, who ran onto the pitch during the FIFA World Cup final at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, were sentenced to 15 days in detention by a court in Moscow, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the courtroom on Monday.
Third Person to Run Onto Pitch During World Cup Final Receives 15 Days in Detention
MOSCOW, July 16 (Sputnik) - A male Pussy Riot member, who ran onto the pitch with the three other female activists during the FIFA World Cup final at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, was sentenced to 15 days in detention by a court in Moscow, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the courtroom on Monday.
Second Female to Run Onto Pitch During World Cup Final Receives 15 Days in Detention
MOSCOW, July 16 (Sputnik) - A female Pussy Riot member, who ran onto the pitch second among three other people during the FIFA World Cup final at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, was sentenced to 15 days in detention by a court in Moscow, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the courtroom on Monday.
Striking Gold - how to solve the Socceroos' scoring woes
In three games at the recent World Cup, playing the teams ranked 7, 11 and 12 in the World, we conceded five goals – one of them a dodgy VAR penalty and two others were super unlucky deflections. All things considered, that was not too bad for a country rated 36, so clearly, defense is not a problem. Australia’s biggest problem is scoring goals.
Confessions of an Australian England Fan
Inconceivable as it may sound to some in both Australia and England, there is a deep down affection for the Old Country in these Antipodes. Those of British stock, in particular, can’t help but want England to do well in football competitions – but only if Australia is no longer in contention.
Arnie: The Second Coming
So, the Socceroos bow out at the Group Stage, again. I, for one, think Bert van Marwijk did a fantastic job in a short time. He set the team up well enough to stand toe to toe with three of the best teams in the world, and one of the main beneficiaries could well be Graham Arnold.
Tim Cahill: A Career in Pics
Socceroos legend Tim Cahill has hung up his boots on his international career at the ripe age of 38, and we look back at his life on the pitch since emerging as a fresh-faced youngster at Millwall in the 90s through to Russia 2018. Pics by Getty Images.
The best bits from Harley's Russian tour
"Don't look down!" Most Australians time in Russia is over after the Socceroos' 2018 World Cup exit, including our own man on the ground.
Watch Pep surprise Melbourne City fans: 'You could have knocked me over with a feather!'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola stunned fans of sister-club Melbourne City last night when he rocked up to a function in Melbourne's CBD.