Despite admitting this World Cup was unprecedented in terms of its action on the pitch, Deschamps stopped short of affirming it was the best ever of its kind. Only Beckenbauer has achieved that feat before when he captained West Germany to a World Cup triumph 1974 and then repeated the record as coach in 1990. His first came against Peru in the group stage as his goal secured a 1-0 win for France, gaining them a vital victory.
"They have displayed their physical and mental strengths and tomorrow we will need a great French team to win".
"They are a little insane, they have always been a little mad", he said with the broadest of smiles.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Sunday denounced European Union sanctions imposed on Russian Federation, during a visit to President Vladimir Putin in Moscow ahead of the Moscow World Cup final.
While Croatia coach Zlatko Dalić sticks with the same players who edged out England 2-1 after extra-time on Wednesday at the Luzhniki Stadium, venue for today's final.
"I hope many young people will have watched the match and want to be like us". He won the two French titles and the Champions League with Marseille before winning the European cup as well as Serie A three times, with Juventus. It's on the shirt, but I did not win it. We played well in the first 20 minutes, we controlled the game.
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England's championship hopes came to an end with a 2-1 extra-time loss to Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals on Wednesday. Against the best teams we have come up short, but we have had a wonderful experience.
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The president will also be attending a pair of meetings of the North Atlantic Council before he departs for the United Kingdom. He and First Lady Melania Trump are scheduled to have tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle in the late afternoon.
France took an early lead over Croatia in the World Cup final on an own goal during a free kick, but the goal would have never happened if not for an egregious flop by Antoine Griezmann. He is expected to start again on tonight as France tackle Croatia in the finals. We have a lot of respect for them.
Griezmann's delivery skimmed off the top of the towering Juventus forward's head and left goalkeeper Danijel Subasic with little chance, handing France an early advantage.
Antoine Griezmann, who put France ahead from the penalty spot, said he was overwhelmed by the result.
That goal eventually did not matter, as Didier Deschamps's side won the match, but it did not stop former Liverpool and England worldwide defender Carragher from giving his take on Lloris's mistake.
"I'm very happy for him". We came back and we managed to make the difference.