France lifts second World Cup after classic final

France won the World Cup for the second time in spectacular style on Sunday as a 4-2 victory over Croatia in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades ended the battling outsiders’ dreams of a first title.

From Paris to Moscow, France fans go wild after thrilling World Cup win

Millions of French fans were overwhelmed with joy on Sunday as France beat Croatia 4-2 to win soccer’s World Cup in a pulsating final in Moscow, sparking ecstatic scenes of celebration from Paris to Marseille, from Lyon to Lille.

Russian punk band ‘Pussy Riot’ says invaded pitch during World Cup final

Russian punk band ‘Pussy Riot’ claimed responsibility for a pitch invasion during the soccer World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday, after four people briefly interrupted the game.

Hollywood star Will Smith brings down curtain on Russia World Cup

Hollywood actor and singer Will Smith performed the soccer World Cup’s official song “Live It Up” in the tournament’s closing ceremony in Moscow on Sunday.

Paris fanzone fills with 90,000 willing ‘Les Bleus’ to World Cup victory

Crowds of cheering French soccer fans gathered in Paris on Sunday, draped in red, white and blue and singing the Marseillaise, as excitement grew head of the France-Croatia showdown at the World Cup final in Moscow.

France favorites as Moscow basks in World Cup spotlight

Croatia can cause a massive upset but France are favorites as Moscow basked in sweltering summer sun and the world’s spotlight on the big day of the World Cup final.