Six goals, step invaders, the contested decisions excitable and world leaders: the last of the most open and exciting World Cups over the years did not disappoint. France beat Croatia 4-2 to take their second trophy 20 years after they won their first game, when the team’s current manager, Didier Deschamps, the side as captain. It was not just the kick that caught the eye, though. Here are some of the highlights of the last of what some (including the US president) are always the best call of the World Cup. Politics, finally had to give with allegations of corruption on Russia’s hosting duties FIFA decision impact that violence along the Russian fans at Euro 2016 tournament in France and, not least, the aggressive behavior of Russian President Vladimir Putin to the West, the World Cup was far more marked by political controversy, and as it was finally scheduled. In fact, it took until the last lap for each share of the notes of an invasion at the beginning of the second half, the responsibility for which was taken from Pussy Riot, the anti-Putin activist group to complete. Four people when police dressed in running on the field of a French striker woman high fived Kylian Mbappe, while two men with the help off the field by security annoyed Croatia defender Dejan Lovren have been addressed. The protest group put out a video and a Tweet World Cup was saying, “how well Russian policemen behave. But what happens when it ends?” She she also shared five demands on social media, includes a request for prisoners political released and “allowed to be political competition” in Russia. https://twitter.com/pussyrrriot/status/1018535251264638976 The Associated Press reported on Monday that the group was accused of “violation of rights of audience” and bringing illegally police symbols, quoting the Russian news agency Interfax. The Facebook group who were concerned about other criminal charges, saying he had not been able to see his lawyer. France celebrated for 90 minutes the president hard, including at least all the geopolitical concerns appeared to the world market leader stopped to look at the VIP box-Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović Uniform their country wore during Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron wore their ordinary clothes. The formal wear Macron stops to jump for joy when France took the lead and at the end of the game. The picture of him standing, his arms in the air, like the rest of the box is straight in the face, it went viral and he was discovered the player Benjamin Mendy Instagram story with Paul Pogba later, move the dance “blob”, often in used football celebrations. https://twitter.com/AP_Sports/status/1018591375691051008 Macron was that the title of the entire French team Deschamps press conference was not the only celebration crashed, the director and the press with champagne and water, and climbing on the tables will be sprayed. Deschamps praised his “crazy” of the team: “I’m young and I’m happy.” Russian President Putin looked after number one media no known reaction in response to the invasion of the field gave, but managed stocks at the awards ceremony to make. After one game, the heavens opened, as requested players for the tail their medals and only one of the gathered dignitaries and leaders had an umbrella: Vladimir Putin. As Macron and Grabar-Kitarović enthusiastic players from both teams hugged, soaked in the process, Putin was under a huge black umbrella held by an assistant. Finally, the sun appeared to cover the rest of the leaders, including the president of FIFA, Gianni Infantino. However, players are left in the rain. https://twitter.com/TwitterMoments/status/1018556563232051200 video to referee a World Cup final assistant video before (VAR) has its debut in the World Cup tournament, and proved decisive in the entire building. The final was no different, rigor for France 38 ‘comes after a controversial VAR moment: a hand ball, referee Nestor Pitana after the first layoffs France claims checked the video footage and decided that the Croatian Ivan player Perišić treated deliberately had the ball and was awarded a penalty. Deflated after Croatia broke for the rest of the game. But in France the following goals-one from Manchester United Paul Pogba and the other a 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe-showed Les Bleus were determined winners. New World Cup side in sets for VARs first and was the last and the first country of Croatia four million had so far sent in 1998 (most recently won the year, France) before the third place team, but made this time to put it in the latter two. The young French side revitalized eventually won with Mbappe only the second ever teenager always an end goal of the World, joining Pele Cup, which in 1958 reached against the hosts, Sweden. The Brazilian superstar has welcomed Mbappe in the club, and the French players were elected young player of the tournament. The rest of the world looks stretched his next move. The super-fast Youngster be linked with top clubs across Europe, including Real Madrid, but he insisted that he would stay at Paris Saint Germain, when asked by reporters after the game.
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