After defeating a defiant Morocco team by a score of 2-0 in Doha, France joins Argentina in the World Cup final. Kylian Mbappé of PSG contributed to both goals, which were scored by defender Theo Hernandez in the first five minutes and by Randal Kolo Muani in the 79th. Thousands of French fans poured onto the streets of Paris and other cities to celebrate the victory at the final whistle.
There were reports of crowd trouble between Moroccan and French supporters, despite the friendly celebrations between them.
This is France’s second World Cup final in a row, and they hope to add a third star to their jersey. President Emmanuel Macron of France flew out to the game and praised Les Bleus and manager Didier Deschamps wholeheartedly. Deschamp has won the World Cup three times, twice as a manager and once as a player in 1998, when he was France’s captain.
Addressing correspondents after the match, Macron said:
” That amounts to three finals, Deschamps. What’s more, he wins them? Two cannot exist without three! With his talent and “barakah,” Deschamps is there. Furthermore, we will all be there behind him. We bring the World Cup home, we win it, and we bring it back!
No fairytale ending for Morocco Morocco became the first African nation to reach the tournament’s semi-finals, defeating Spain, Portugal, and Belgium along the way. The Atlas Lions’ only defeat throughout the entire World Cup came in Wednesday’s match.
More than a million Moroccans reside in France, making it home to the largest Moroccan diaspora in Europe.
A final between two dominant footballing nations is now in place: France, the 2018 champions, will attempt to win again against Argentina, the perennial favorite. World News Sports