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    Golden Ball bittersweet: Modric

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    Croatia captain Luka Modric said being awarded the Golden Ball for the World Cup’s best player was ‘bittersweet’ after losing the final 4-2 to France...

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    Croatia fly flag for the little guys

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    A World Cup of surprises showed once again how small teams are finding a way to compete with the big boys, as was the case...

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    Soaked but smiling, Croatian president wins admirers

    Reuters . Zagreb | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic has won many admirers for own performance at the World Cup final in Moscow, where she stood in driving rain...

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    ‘Vive Kylian!’: French suburb lauds hero

    Agence France-Presse . Bondy | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    The fans gathered at French striker Kylian Mbappe’s first football club erupted in screams Sunday when their homegrown hero scored his team’s fourth and final...

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    A triumph for substance over style

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    Didier Deschamps’ France side have not always won admirers for their way of playing at this World Cup, but that will not matter to the...

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    Reaction after World Cup final

    | Updated at 01:26am on July 16, 2018

    ‘How marvellous! It’s a young team, who are on the top of the world. Some are champions at the age of 19. We did not...

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    Pussy Riot claim WC final pitch invasion

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:25am on July 16, 2018

    Russian female protest punk group Pussy Riot claimed responsibility for a pitch invasion by three women and a man dressed in police uniforms that interrupted...

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    Pride and tears for Croatians after loss

    Reuters . Zagreb/ Moscow | Updated at 01:24am on July 16, 2018

    After watching their soccer team lose 4-2 to France in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday, some Croatians wept with sadness while others...

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    Modric wins WC Golden Ball

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:22am on July 16, 2018

    Croatia captain Luka Modric won the Golden Ball award for the World Cup’s best player despite being on the losing side to France in a...

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    France fans go wild from Paris to Moscow

    Reuters . Paris/Moscow | Updated at 01:17am on July 16, 2018

    Millions of French soccer fans were delirious with joy on Sunday as France beat Croatia 4-2 to win soccer’s World Cup in a pulsating final...

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