'Eternal happiness' as France celebrates World Cup victory

'Eternal happiness' as France celebrates World Cup victory

A 4-2 win over Croatia in Moscow on Sunday secured France their second World Cup triumph, sparking non-stop celebrations back home.

The France team set off from their Istra base in Russian Federation on Monday morning and were greeted by swathes of fans at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport upon landing - coach Didier Deschamps and bleary-eyed captain Hugo Lloris appearing first from the aircraft with the famous trophy. Here, we are all united.

Football fans quickly took to Twitter on Sunday evening to call on France to put an end to its "hypocrisy" and acknowledge the foundational, positive role immigrants and Muslims play in developing its society. As players celebrated on the pitch at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, fans at home partied well into the night.

The players are expected to land at Roissy Airport on Monday afternoon and will be taken directly to the celebrations before being received by President Emmanuel Macron.

"We are coming from very far and it has not always been easy, but thanks to hard work, they are here and are on top of the world for the next four years".

It is the second time France has won the World Cup.

According to the Irish Mirror, French police fired tear gas and dispersed crowds from the Champs Elysees, where celebrations turned into widespread rioting, looting and ugly clashes with cops as two people lost their lives.

The world cup champions, also known among fans as "Les Bleus", will arrive at Charles de Gaulle Airport north of Paris at around 3.30 p.m., reports Efe news.

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Trump also expelled dozens of Russian diplomats earlier this year in response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the U.K. Trump also told reporters he is willing to discuss ending joint military exercises with the Baltic states if Putin asks.

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At the news conference, Trump was invited by reporters to offer any criticism of Russian Federation but he repeatedly declined. But ultimately, he's a competitor. "I think that the United States has now stepped forward along with Russian Federation".

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Since the president will travel by helicopter to locations, it is unlikely he'll actually see the demonstrations. Neither Trump nor North Atlantic Treaty Organisation offered specifics on what Trump said he had achieved.

Broken shop windows, pillage and other destruction lined a section of the Champs-Elysees, the post-game site for revellers.

All in all, 292 people were placed in custody in France last night, including 90 people in Paris, the Interior Ministry told CNN.

Read on to relive all of the key moments in France's incredible 2018 World Cup win.

Revelers set off smoke bombs in the national colors - blue, white and red - obscuring Napoleon's triumphal arch. People climbed atop every newspaper kiosk and bus stop in the area to wave flags and lead the crowds below in cheers.

'That's not how you celebrate, ' a tearful bystander wearing a French team jersey said.

The full array of stars were on show as the players waited to board their team plane, with the likes of Paul Pogba, Benjamin Mendy and Antoine Griezmann all in high spirits.

Ugly scenes across the country marred France's 4-2 victory over Croatia in the dramatic final of the football tournament.

As the World Cup trophy was brought on to the pitch for the victory ceremony, Macron briefly kissed it and beamed with joy.

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