Earlier the same day, France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final game in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium to lift their second World Cup trophy.
Congratulations to France, who played extraordinary soccer, on winning the 2018 World Cup. Additionally, congratulations to President Putin and Russia for putting on a truly great World Cup Tournament — one of the best ever!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 15 июля 2018 г.
France, which claimed the country's only other World Cup title on home turf in 1998, played in their third final in 20 years.
The World Cup started on June 14 and ends July 15, with matches played in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi, Yekaterinburg, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Volgograd and Samara.