BREAKING: France wins World Cup 2018…beats Croatia 4-2

France are the world champions:Didier Deschamps celebrates with his overjoyed players as their fans cut loose in the stands and in the streets and squares of France.

For Croatia, it’s a boulevard of broken dreams, but they can go home with their heads held high. They dominated this match for long periods, putting France under immense pressure. France enjoyed a bit of luck but were ultimately worthy winners.

How it happened…

  • Final scores: France 4-2 Croatia
  • Mandzukic scores after Lloris howler (69)
  • Mbappe adds fourth (65)
  • Pogba scores France’s third (59)
  • Griezmann scores from spot (38)
  • VAR intervenes to hand France a penalty
  • Perisic equalises for Croatia (28)
  • Mandzukic og gives France lead (18)
  • France and Croatia unchanged