"This team have worked so hard to get where we are, we've managed one of the greatest achievements in the world of refereeing. It hurt so much to lose the Euro two years ago, but it made us learn too".
DESCHAMPS: A natural born leader who captained teams before coaching them, the 49-year-old Deschamps has France pulling in the same direction. Talent alone is not sufficient. "Any team is then able to climb mountains", Deschamps said.
They have had to deal with accusations of uninspired tactics but coach Deschamps has shrugged off the criticism and told his players to be calm, confidence and to concentrate.
Still, in the heat of the moment and perhaps cementing himself a place in history, Antoine Griezmann celebrated the penalty kick goal by replicating the "Take the L" emote from Fortnite. He's one of our players who does the same job as the others do.
"That these 23 players are linked forever: they may follow different paths but they are marked together by this event. But I will say three important things: stay calm, have confidence and concentrate".
"I have never seen and never lived through such a World Cup because there was a levelling towards the top and the small teams on paper really really well prepared and with defensive systems that of course are easy to implement but that did hurt other nations", Deschamps said. For 55 days, we have done a lot of work. It is the supreme coronation. "We are a bit sad, but we have to be proud as well for what we've done".
Sweet strikes from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe extended their advantage, before a howler from Lloris gifted Mandzukic a goal four minutes later. Right now, we're in our bubble.
Midfielder Blaise Matuidi said the defeat in the Euro 2016 final - when France seemed to freeze in front of their own fans at the Stade de France in Paris and Portugal nicked a 1-0 win - would be in numerous players´ minds when they walk out at Moscow´s Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday.
"Maybe if we were Euro champions we would not have been world champions today".
McConnell addressed recent protests he's encountered over immigration policies of the Trump administration. Those protesting are calling on Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to reject the nomination.
But the states say his order is riddled with caveats and fails to reunite parents and children who have already been torn apart. There were moments from Trump's visits that seemed to indicate she was there not to change the status quo, but to applaud it.
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For Granqvist it was his second goal from the spot in the tournament, after he also scored on a penalty kick against South Korea . Sweden took a 3-0 lead in the 74th minute, however, when Alvarez turned into the back of his own net from close range.
Portugal stepped up the tempo after the restart and were rewarded when Uruguay were caught napping by a short corner. And although Uruguay finally conceded a goal , it was the first this year in the team's seventh match.
Indeed, Argentinian journalist Fernando Niembro has even accused the captain of taking over squad selection duties from Sampaoli. The standout last-16 tie on paper pits France against Messi and Argentina, two teams who laboured through the group stage.
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