World Cup 2018: France’s Celebrations Lasted Overnight
World Cup 2018 celebrations lasted overnight in France and all over the world with all kind of excess and craziness, as usual.
World Cup 2018: France fans all over the world celebrated the victory. Here we show a very tired fan in a train of Montreal, Canada, coming home after overnight celebrations – Photo: Sergio Mayor/Afrossip.
Fans partied in the streets of Paris, France, as 90,000 gathered at the Eiffel Tower and Champ de Mars to watch their nation in action for the final match of the World Cup 2018 on the big screen. Later, violent disturbances forces the French police to fire tear gas and disperse crowds from the Champs Elysees late on Sunday after clashes with a small group of unruly fans threatened to spoil the celebrations.
France had mobilized around 110,000 security staff for the Bastille Day festivities on Saturday and World Cup 2018 soccer final on Sunday.
Les Bleus became world champions for just the second time after their stunning win over Croatia in Moscow.
Supporters not in Russia flocked to the Eiffel Tower and Champ de Mars where they could watch the showdown on the big screen.
The blue, white and red of France’s flag can be seen draped over fans’ shoulders, painted on their faces and lining shop windows.
France manage Didier Deschamps named the same starting XI which beat Belgium 1-0 in the semi-final.
Premier League stars Paul Pogba, Hugo Lloris, N’Golo Kante and Olivier Giroud made the cut in this World Cup 2018.
Croatia, on the other hand, failed in their aim to be named world champions for the first time in their history.
Their 2-1 win over England in the semi-final sealed their place in the final and left the country ecstatic in this World Cup 2018.
Croatia also stuck with their tried and trusted with Ivan Perisic and Mario Mandzukic, who both scored against the Three Lions, keeping their place.
Source: The Sun