2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
1st in FIFA World Cup
Pires: France recreated the spirit of 1998 (0:48)
Croatian players thank fans in Zagreb for World Cup support (1:40)
France given heroes welcome in Paris (1:35)
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3dESPN

Croatia given heroes' welcome after return

Tens of thousands of people turned up at a celebration for Croatia in Zagreb on Monday despite their loss to France in the World Cup final.

LEGO World Cup: France lift second World Cup trophy (1:54)
SC: Takeaways from the World Cup final (2:43)
SC: Assessing Mbappe and Modric's World Cup performances (2:08)
SC: How the referee's VAR decision changed the final (2:27)
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4dAssociated Press

Tens of thousands celebrate at Champs-Elysees

It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands.

Marcotti: Croatia won their World Cup (3:14)
Burley: Scary how ambiguous handball rule is (5:20)
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4dGabriele Marcotti, Senior Writer ESPN FC

Thrilling World Cup gets the finale it deserves

Didier Deschamps got France's stars to buy into his work ethic, and the result was glory in Russia, but not before Croatia pushed them all the way.

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4dAleksandar Holiga, Croatia blogger

8/10 Rakitic, Mandzukic lead Croatia's effort

In the end, Croatia paid for their mistakes and did not have the energy to mount another comeback as their fine World Cup run fell just short.

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4dMark Ogden

Mbappe shows he is football's future king

When Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi retire, Kylian Mbappe will be the sport's leading light, and there's no limit to what he can do from here.

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4dJayaditya Gupta in Moscow

Blockbuster final sets high bar for 2022

Three scorchers, an own goal, a brain fade and VAR controversy. The 2018 final had everything, and more. Can it get any better than this?

France run over Croatia in second half (0:47)

RankingsFIFA World Cup

Goal Difference5Tied-3rd
Goals Scored14Tied-2nd
Assists92nd
Goals Conceded9Tied-30th