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FIFA World Cup 2018 Final: PM Modi, President Kovind congratulate France for victory

"Congratulations to France for winning the @FIFAWorldCup. They played wonderfully through the tournament and during the #WorldCupFinal @EmmanuelMacron," the PM tweeted.

Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: July 15, 2018 23:20 IST ]
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Moscow : France's Kylian Mbappe poses with the best young player award after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind today congratulated France for winning the FIFA World Cup 2018. 

"Congratulations to the determined players from France for winning the FIFA World Cup! Special wishes to the gallant Croatia team," President Kovind's official handle tweeted moments after the French team lifted the cup in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.  (HIGHLIGHTS)

PM Modi wished the French football team and the French president for 'an excellent match!'

"Congratulations to France for winning the @FIFAWorldCup. They played wonderfully through the tournament and during the #WorldCupFinal  @EmmanuelMacron," the PM tweeted. 

He also congratulated Croatia for their spirited game. Their performance in the World Cup has been historic, he said in the tweet.

France clinched their second World Cup title with a 4-2 win over Croatia in a dramatic final in Moscow today. For France, it was a first World Cup crown since winning on home soil in 1998. Croatia were playing in their first World Cup final. 

WATCH: Fireworks on the streets of Paris after France beat Croatia 4-2 to win the FIFA World Cup 2018

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