Monday, 16 July, 2018

Paul Pogba expresses his delight after reaching the World Cup final

Olivier Giroud France BBC GETTYOlivier Giroud is yet to score for France at the World Cup
Kristopher Love | 12 July, 2018, 16:25

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France are determined not to make the same mistakes they did two years ago in losing the Euro 2016 final when they take on Croatia for the biggest prize in football, midfielder Paul Pogba said on Thursday.

Five-time Ballon d'Or victor Cristiano Ronaldo is favourite to receive the award again after winning a third straight Champions League crown with Real Madrid.

"Gutted to lose in the semi-finals". "[France] President Emmanuel Macron came down to see us". "It's been a few years since we got this opportunity".

France will be seeking to win a second world title when they play in Sunday's final. Hundreds of thousands of fans had poured on to the Champs Elysees and around the Arc de Triomphe as bars, cafes and restaurants enjoyed a bumper evening of revelry after the World Cup equivalent of a local derby between the neighbouring rivals.

France went ahead soon after half time through a header from Samuel Umtiti before diligently defending their area to secure their place in the final.

Les Bleus beat Belgium 1-0 in the first semi-final on Tuesday night.

Deschamps, who is aiming to join Germany's Franz Beckenbauer and Brazil's Mario Zagallo as the only men to have won the World Cup as both a player and a manager, added: "We had to take advantage a bit more in the counter attacks. but congratulations to my players and my staff". I mean, Jan Vertonghen, a 32-year-old centre-back, did as good as we could ask from him so on that side of it, I thought, you can never neutralise a full game. The victor will challenge France in Sunday's final.