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PM Modi, Donald Trump, VVS Laxman Congratulate France on WC Win

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, VVS Laxman took to Twitter to congratulate the French football team.

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With Vladimir Putin watching from the stands, France won its second World Cup title beating Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow on Sunday.

Nineteen-year-old Kylian Mbappe became only the second teenager to score in a World Cup final since Pele’s two goals when Brazil beat Sweden 5-2 in 1958.

The last teenager to score in a World Cup final was Pele, who scored two when Brazil beat Sweden 5-2 in 1958.

While the celebrations started in Moscow and all across France, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate the two-time World Cup Champions.

An excellent match! Congratulations to France for winning the FIFA World Cup. They played wonderfully through the tournament and during the World Cup Final.I also congratulate Croatia for their spirited game. Their performance in the World Cup has been historic.
Narendra Modi on Twitter
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American President Donald Trump also congratulated France. Trump said in a tweet that France "played extraordinary soccer."

Trump offered his congratulations as he flew from Scotland to Finland for a summit Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. The World Cup final also gave him an opportunity to congratulate tournament hosts Putin and Russia "for putting on a truly great World Cup Tournament — one of the best ever!"

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