With Flags, Song, Pride, French Celebrate Unifying Victory

France's 4-2 win over Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow marked the second time in 20 years that France has won the World Cup.

  • Published 16 July 2018
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PARIS (AP) — It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris’ Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate in an explosion of joy. France’s 4-2 win over Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday marked the second time in 20 years that France has won the World Cup, and came at a time when the people feel needy. “It represents…

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