World Cup social media reaction after France beat Croatia to win it all
France beat Croatia 4-2 to win the second World Cup in the country's history and to no one's surprise the social media world went wild as Les Bleus supporters, football fans, federations and players around the globe celebrated the massive victory in Russia.
Totti: "Congratulations to France on their win, and Croatia for a great tournament. A beautiful final, one I watched with a few good friends!" https://t.co/uxZSF2R33s— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) July 15, 2018
This is what a World Cup winning press conference looks like 🇫🇷🍾 pic.twitter.com/daIvOp3wvN— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) July 15, 2018
⚽️ #CRO captain @lukamodric10 is the best player of the 2018 @FIFAWorldCup in Russia!— HNS | CFF (@HNS_CFF) July 15, 2018
👏 Congratulations to the #WorldCup Golden Ball winner! #BeProud #Croatia #WorldCupFinal #Vatreni🔥 pic.twitter.com/IR5T2xljrd
This one lasts forever 🥇 pic.twitter.com/DTfR69dTrW— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) July 15, 2018
MY LOVE 💍 pic.twitter.com/Ut72cZTLWU— Kylian Mbappé (@KMbappe) July 15, 2018
The scenes in Paris when France lifted the World Cup trophy 🔥🇫🇷 pic.twitter.com/el5gmpHYXp— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) July 15, 2018
4 - Raphaël Varane 🇫🇷 is only the 4th player to win the World Cup & the Champions League in the same season after Christian Karembeu in 1998 (France & Real Madrid), Roberto Carlos in 2002 (Brasil & Real Madrid) & Sami Khedira in 2014 (Germany & Real Madrid). Palmares. #FRACRO pic.twitter.com/np0oyr5V8O— OptaJean (@OptaJean) July 15, 2018
Congratulations to France, who played extraordinary soccer, on winning the 2018 World Cup. Additionally, congratulations to President Putin and Russia for putting on a truly great World Cup Tournament -- one of the best ever!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 15, 2018
So the French are having fun in Piccadilly Circus... pic.twitter.com/ONTzqoePhL— Liam Twomey (@liam_twomey) July 15, 2018
Vive la France 🇫🇷— Liam Gallagher (@liamgallagher) July 15, 2018
Pele gave props to Kylian Mbappe, who joined the Brazil legend as the only other teenager in history to score a goal in the World Cup final.
Only the second teenager to have scored a goal in a #WorldCupFinal! Welcome to the club, @KMbappe - it's great to have some company! // O segundo adolescente a marcar um gol em uma final de #CopaDoMundo! Bem-vindo ao clube, Kylian - é ótimo ter a sua companhia! https://t.co/g8b2gLTy7B— Pelé (@Pele) July 15, 2018
France president Emmanuel Macron was understandably thrilled.
Patrice Evra congratulated his old teammate Paul Pogba.
NBA stars Tony Parker and Joel Embid congratulated the team.
Allez la c'est fini... La France est CHAMPIONNE DU MONDE— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) July 15, 2018
CHAMPIONS DU MONDE !!! 🇫🇷INCROYABLE !!@equipedefrance ⭐️⭐️— Tony Parker (@tonyparker) July 15, 2018