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France's FIFA World Cup 2018 winners Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe are all descendants of migrants.(REUTERS)

Vive la France! And a lot of other nations too, as migrant sons lift FIFA World Cup 2018

By Associated Press | AP, Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 09:29 AM IST
Immigrants, sons of immigrants and grandsons of immigrants bonded together with scions of families that have been French for generations. About two-thirds of France’s FIFA World Cup 2018 roster included players with immigrant backgrounds, a mini-United Nations of football talent.
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France fans react after defeating Belgium in their World Cup semi-final match.(REUTERS)
France fans react after defeating Belgium in their World Cup semi-final match.(REUTERS)

FIFA World Cup 2018: They could have danced all night, Parisians celebrate team’s semifinal win

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Paris
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 03:15 PM IST
In this ocean of humans, children sat perched on their parents’ shoulders to get a better view of the celebrations, perhaps as scenic and memorable as the hospitality seats in the St Petersburg Stadium.
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