DW takes a close look at football squads playing in the World Cup Finals in Russia. We don't care about technique on the field, we focus on the look, the aura, the style.
France deserve their title, but didn't play spectacular football while the general level at the tournament was average, with few new developments. Only the hosts set new trends, says DW columnist Kevin Kuranyi.
The streets of Zagreb have turned into a sea of red and white chequered colors. Celebration of Croatia's World Cup success was expected to continue into the night.
In the end, World Cup 2018 belonged to France. But the path to Sunday's final was far from predictable. Fallen giants, rising stars, VAR controversies and 70 set piece goals all played a part. DW takes a look back.
The French players have been greeted with euphoria across the country as they arrived home from Russia. The group is also set to receive France's highest distinction, the Legion of Honor.
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