The FIFA 2018 world cup final between Croatia and France held football lovers all over the world in high spirit as they watched who will be crowned the new world champions. The match was so unpredictable as some fans were rooting for Croatia to win while others were rooting for France to be crowned champions. Croatia which is a strong force to contend with in this year’s FIFA world cup played with their heart and passion to lift the trophy but their efforts were curtailed by France superstars such as Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba and Griezman. France opened the scorer with a free kick that was deflected into the goal off the forehead of Mandzukic which resulted to an own goal. Croatia on the other hand leveled it up with a powerful strike from Ivan Perisic. Croatia committed a blunder in their penalty box that led to a penalty. Griezman scored the penalty in the 38 minute to give France an edge over Croatia. The first half ended 2 goals to 1 in favour of France.
The second half kick started with Pogba and Mbappe scoring 1 goal each which they used to sink the Croatian side. Croatia managed to get a consolation with a strike from Mandzukic in the 69th minute after much efforts. The match ended 4 -2 making France the new world champions after 20years.
FIFA young player. Kylian Mbappe
Golden ball award Luka Modric
Golden boot Award Harry Kane
Golden Glove Award Thibaut Courtois.