WORLD CUP FINAL 2018
FRANCE – CROATIA 4 – 2
Mario MANDZUKIC (Croatia) 1 own goal
Mario MANDZUKIC (Croatia) 1 TOTAL WC 2018 : 3
Ivan PERISIC (Croatia) 1 TOTAL WC 2018 : 3
Antoine GRIEZMANN (France) 1 TOTAL WC 2018 : 4
Paul POGBA (France) 1
Kylian M’BAPPE (France) 1 TOTAL WC 2018 : 4
Antoine GRIEZMANN (France) 1 TOTAL WC 2018 : 3
Lucas HERNANDEZ (France) 1 TOTAL WC 2018 : 2
Nestor PITANA (Argentina)
MOST CAPS ON THE FIELD :
France : Hugo LLORIS 106 caps
Croatia : Luka MODRIC 114 caps
BEST INTERNATIONAL GOALSCORER ON THE FIELD :
France : Olivier GIROUD 31 goals
Croatia : Mario MANDZUKIC 32 goals
Luzhniki Stadium MOSCOW
Didier DESCHAMPS is the third person in the World to be WORLD CUP winner as Player (1998) and Coach (2018). He joined Brazilian Mario Zagalo and German Franz Beckenbauer in the ranking.
It was the most goal-scoring WC final since 1966 when England beat Germany with same score 4:2 (but after 120 minutes).
Mario Mandzukic has scored the first ever own goal in the final match of WC.
France played WC final with youngest XI for last 40 years. The average age of players made 26 years 90 days.
Mbappe (France) became second youngest player in the history who scored in WC final (19 years 207 days). Only Pele is ahead of him (17 years 249 days).