World Cup final: France-Croatia battle for title victory
Moscow, July 15 (IBNS): Amid cheers of fans inside the stadium and millions across the world watching it on their TV sets, the grand final match of the World Cup, played between Croatia and France, started on Sunday night.
The match started at 8:30 pm Indian Time.
France won the title in 1998 and are looking forward to winning it for the second time in the history of the tournament.
In 1998, France had won the title by beating Brazil 3-0.
If Croatia win then this edition of the cup will see a new winner of it.
Both the sides are playing the final match with the same starting line-ups as in their semi-final wins over Belgium and England respectively.
Croatia is playing their first World Cup final.
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