The 2018 World Cup was the greatest in recent memory. In the end, France won it. But there were other winners, too. And there were plenty of losers.
French President Emmanuel Macron was on-hand Sunday at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium as Les Bleus bested Croatia in the final to claim their first World Cup triumph since 1998. Macron was in a visibly jubilant mood as France stormed to a 4-2 win over a spirited Croatian team. Afterward, the president
Beyonce and Jay-Z showed the World Cup final ahead of their performance in Paris.
Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe took home most of the plaudits for his breakout performance at the 2018 World Cup, but Paul Pogba was champion France’s most valuable player. Pogba’s role in Les Bleus‘ second World Cup victory on Sunday in Moscow in a 4-2 thriller – the highest scoring finale since 1966
Despite seeing his team bested in the World Cup final in a 4-2 loss to France, Croatia's Luka Modric was awarded the Golden Ball trophy for best player at the tournament. Modric was the key cog in a Croatian midfield what was arguably the best we saw in Russia. In seven matches at the 2018 World
Our 2018 World Cup Best XI and full 23-man squad don't even include the Golden Boot winner – that's how many great players there were in Russia.
As France beat Croatia by 4-2 in the 2018 World Cup final to claim its second World Cup, congratulations and accolades poured in from around the world. Including one tweeter-in-chief.
Here’s the dirty little secret about winning World Cups, nobody has done it with dominant or pretty soccer in decades.
Harry Kane scored just one goal from open play in 573 World Cup minutes, yet he's coming home with the Golden Boot as top goalscorer.
France slow but finished strong against Croatia, with Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe clinching their nation's second World Cup title.
Trailing by four goals to one, Croatia looked to be completely on the ropes in the 69th minute of the World Cup final when a horrible blunder from France's keeper gave it a possible lifeline.
The World Cup final between France and Croatia was briefly halted in the second half after four fans ran onto the pitch during play.
France took an early lead against Croatia in the World Cup final after a well-placed free kick from Antoine Griezmann took an unfortunate deflection off the head of Croatia's Mario Mandzukic.
A team spokesperson said Lindsay Simpson was possibly hit in the shoulder and treated on the field by team medical personnel
Belgium put two unanswered goals past England in the third-place game at Kretovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg on Saturday to achieve its best-ever World Cup finish. The Belgians grabbed an immediate lead through Thomas Meunier who netted the go-ahead goal inside the match's first five minutes,
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Luka Modric and N'Golo Kante have been the two best and most important players at the 2018 World Cup. Their midfield duel will define Sunday's final.
Antonio Conte took Chelsea from 10th to first in his first season at Stamford Bridge, then first to fifth, and into turmoil in year No. 2. Why? How?
While they'd surely rather sing about football coming home, England fans consoled themselves through song after Wednesday's loss to Croatia.
The story of Gareth Southgate before you knew him, two men named Charles you probably don't know, and an England ready to win a World Cup soon.
The 2018 World Cup final is this Sunday, July 15, with France set to meet Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
England had its fate in its hands and blew it. Now the Three Lions have to wait four long years to give it another go.