Twitter reacts as France takes the cup

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Croatia beat England 2-1 in the World Cup semi-final on Wednesday to spark mass celebrations among Croatian fans in Russian Federation and back home.

Dalic defended VAR (the video assistant referee system) as a "good thing for football" but believes his side's luck in Russian Federation finally ran out after penalty shootout wins over Denmark and Russian Federation on route to the final.

"The win is not about me, it's the players who won the game".

'There have been many changes, some new players arrived and that was really good for us.

Pogba's 59 minute strike saw him become the first United player to score in a World Cup final, capping a superb campaign in Russian Federation following a somewhat hard 2017-18 season with his club back in Manchester.

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We're feeling the Monday blues today as the 2018 World Cup has come to an end.

Perisic deservedly equalised and Griezmann's penalty was France's first shot on target.

Didier Deschamps' men outclassed their European counterparts after Mario Mandzukic's own goal and efforts from Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe bagged an all-important victory at this year's global tournament final. That is all I told them'. "Having a look back, I am proud". Add to that the fact that this could be a last World Cup for many of these fantastic players and everyone wants to do something great with this group. "He did the lion's share of the work in our play and deserved the Golden Ball although we did not win".

"Croatia, however, showed unbreakable spirit and even threatened a comeback when Mandzukic took advantage of France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris hesitating over a clearance to pull a goal back".

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