Trump congratulates Putin on hosting the World Cup: 'one of the best ever!'

President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday to congratulate the winners of the 2018 World Cup and Russian President Vladimir Putin after the tournament's run in Moscow. The two are set to meet in Helsinki on Monday after Russian intelligence officials were indicted for efforts in the 2016 US election.

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France wins thrilling World Cup final over Croatia to lift the trophy for the first time in 20 years

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France took home the 2018 World Cup after a 4-2 victory in the final over Croatia. French dominated the game and despite numerous dangerous attacks from Croatia were able to take home the win rather comfortably. 19-year-old wunderkind Kylian Mbappe scored a late goal for France, becoming the first teenager to score in a World Cup final since Pele.

France soundly defeated Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final on Sunday, lifting the trophy for the first time since 1998.

While Croatia was in total control in the early minutes of the match, it was France who would strike first, when Antoine Griezmann struck a free kick into the box that caught the head of Croatian Mario Mandzukic for an own goal to give Les Bleus a 1-0 lead in the 18th minute.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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