France wins the World Cup over Croatia with a Stunning 4-2

France Beats Croatia in the World Cup Final
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France wins the World Cup over Croatia with a Stunning 4-2

For the second time, France has won the 2018 World Cup. The first time was in 1998. The World Cup finals happened today in Moscow Russia.

France’s coach set a new record after he became the 3rd person in human history to win  the world cup as both a player and now a manager. The others before him are Mario Zagallo and Franz Beckenbauer.

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On the other hand, Kylian Mbappe (19) of France officially became the second teenager to score a goal during the World Cup Final. The other teenager was Pele of Argentina who scored two goals against Sweden back in 1958. At that time Pele was aged just 17.

Croatia was initially expected to win the game after starting on a strong foot but their luck ran out after Mario Mandzukic’s own goal.

The two teams equalized after Ivan Perisic scored a goal. Later on Perisic was punished for a handball. This was made possible with the help of VAR. After the decision was made, France received a 2-1 lead after half-time.

In quick succession, France scored two goals hence staying ahead of Croatia. The goals were scored by Mbappe and Paul Pogba.

Hugo Lloris made a terrible mistake which made made Mandzukic to pull back and entertain the world. France held on their guns and carried the trophy of the World Cup Finals.

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Geoffrey Kerosi, economic and public policy analyst based in Nairobi City. Email: WhatsApp: +254713 639 776 YouTube: Kerosi TV

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