France wins FIFA World Cup

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- France claimed a 4-2 victory over Croatia in the World Cup final to win the second title in last 20 years.

Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic opened the score with own-goal on 18 minutes, while Ivan Perisic leveled the score 10 minutes later.

Antoine Griezmann scored the second goal of France on 38 minutes.

In the second half, goals from Paul Pogba (59 minute) and Kylian Mbappe (65 minute) gave France a three-goal cushion.

Mandzukic pounced on a mistake by France keeper Hugo Lloris to cut the deficit on 69 minutes of the game,

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