A Single Goal Sends France To The World Cup Final

A Single Goal Sends France To The World Cup Final

"I know that sometimes you are doing good, sometimes you are doing bad, but that's how you grow".

"There is still a big step left, so we need to focus again". We could easily have come to this stage and frozen.

Some Tottenham Hotspur fans have ripped into Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud after his France performance at the World Cup.

England takes on Croatia on Wednesday in the second World Cup semifinal, with the victor advancing to Sunday's big game against France.

But she said, this was Belgium, where the beer flows well and people look out for each other: "Among us Belgians, we support each other massively".

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino had invited the boys' Wild Boars football team to Sunday's World Cup final last week.


As for who they will be backing come Sunday, when France will face either Croatia or ancient rivals England, some in Belgium admit that, for all their closeness to French culture, especially in the French-speaking south, it will be hard to cheer for Tuesday's victors in the "Asterix vs Tintin" derby.

But it wasn't his teammates that French midfielder Paul Pogba was eager to dedicate the win to.

In the end, France defeated Belgium 1-0 thanks to Samuel Umtiti's second-half header.

"(France is) very good defensively, and I think they're playing like the best team in the world right now", said Gobert, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year in the National Basketball Association. We want to go looking for it like all players.

Deschamps himself was mobbed by members of his coaching team.

It's been 20 years since France have won it all in the World Cup, and they are on the verge of ending that long drought this year following their 1-0 win on Tuesday over fellow European powerhouse Belgium in the semifinals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

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