The young and energetic France team ran out 4-2 winners over a more matured and experienced Croatian team at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow to win only their second FIFA World Cup trophy in history.
The emergence of France as winners and the several other individual awards has opened the floodgates of banter and here are some of the best reactions from twitter.
Whenever France catches a team that beat us they always give them 4, loyalty
— NVM (@mcdanieloflife) July 15, 2018
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— The Instigator (@Am_Blujay) July 15, 2018
MVP – Luka Modric.
Teenage player of the Tournament – Kylian Mbappe.
Highest Goal scorer – Harry Kane.
Fraud of the Tournament – Neymar.
— Morka David Dicxon (@sirmdd) July 15, 2018
Harry Kane announced as Golden Boot winner, and booed heartily by the Croatian and the French fans. It's really nice how England brings people together.
— Rory Smith (@RorySmith) July 15, 2018
MBAPPE AND POGBA SCORING IN A WORLD CUP FINALS WHILE HAZARD SCORING IN A LOSERS GAME.
Let that debate die there.
— King.sol | NFT NG 🇳🇬 (@teddi_speaks) July 15, 2018
Lovren bottled the two biggest finals in the world. Back 2 Back Tears
— Ishan Michaels (@Onflood_) July 15, 2018
You cannot beat the Super Eagles & expect to go win the Trophy na .. Awon iyami osoronga no go Gree .. https://t.co/YdwdAKbAGr
— SirLAMPS (@Super_Spotter) July 15, 2018
" Matic passes to Fred who passes to elite world cup winning CM pogba , who scored in the final "
Just practicing for next season
— kenna (@kennagq) July 15, 2018
Croatia's president gave hug to every single player but Nigerian girls will be hoarding hug as if it will finish #WorldCup
— ONI OLUMUYIWA ⚪ (@muyiwhar) July 15, 2018
Premier league commentators will suffocate us with this Harry Kane's golden boot award. Guyyys brace yourself for the incessant hype.
— Yemi Oscar (@Yemitefs) July 15, 2018
Finally, the African in me decided to chip this in. LOL…
France just won the #WorldCup
19 of its team's 23 players are immigrants or the children of immigrants
— AJ+ (@ajplus) July 15, 2018