Didier Deschamps credits France's effort in defence for win over Belgium

Ruben Hill
July 11, 2018

Federation Internationale de Football Association had invited the team to the World Cup final on Sunday but the governing body announced the boys wouldn't be able to attend since they are receiving medical treatment after their ordeal.

Southgate's England take on Croatia in the semi-final in Moscow, having beaten Sweden 2-0 in the last eight in Samara.

"It's been a fantastic World Cup, of course it's always better for us because we've won some games".

They have so far scored the most goals in the tournament.

The 72-year-old says his designs are insured for £50,000 and fans should expect that sum altogether if they were to auction the notes.

England is making waves at the World Cup in Russian Federation, and they're being followed by a bittersweet tune. "Putin warmly congratulated Macron and all French fans on their team's victory in this match and their advancement to the World Cup final", the statement reads.

The world now gets to see France's luxury squad, collectively valued in excess of $1 billion and headlined by teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe, in another major final. France then beat Argentina and Uruguay en route to the semi-finals.

Belgium is unbeaten in 24 matches and finished the group matches as one of the teams with 100% record. Harry Kane has 6 goals for England and is looking a sure bet for the Golden Boot Award. After winning Group D, Croatia beat Denmark and Russian Federation in penalty kicks to get to this point, while England knocked out Colombia in the round of 16 in penalties before taking down Sweden in the quarterfinals. Only the winners advance until the semi-finals. The players today are going to be even stronger in two years' time and in four years' time, but today they are already competitive.

CBS Sports has created a downloadable World Cup bracket for you to follow along every World Cup match.

The Croatian is already up against it considering how he was taken apart by Kane at Wembley previous year. Ronaldo played last Monday but did not score.

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