After the game, US President Donald Trump, heading to Finland for talks with Vladimir Putin, tweeted his congratulations to the Russian President and Russia for putting on a "truly great" World Cup.
Foreign spectators with an official Fan ID issued by Russian authorities are allowed to enter Russia visa-free. France scored four goals in a six-goal spectacle against Croatia to bag their second World Cup title in Moscow.
The Qatari emir said his country would apply all its efforts to making a success of the 2022 World Cup.
Macron, who used to play left-back in university football teams, had met the squad before they left for the competition, urging them to return home with the famous golden World Cup trophy.
Earlier Putin was making the most of the much-anticipated World Cup final, cozying up to UFC fighter Conor McGregor.
Putin, who was in attendance at the Luzhniki Stadium with French President Emmanuel Macron and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, congratulated his counterparts after a thrilling world cup final.
Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino has announced that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will take place from November 21st to December 18th. "We will do everything to ensure football can carry out its wonderful and humanitarian role of uniting people, countries and continents". It's a huge honour to be in such a special place, the Kremlin, to celebrate the end of the 2018 World Cup and pass on the torch to the organisers of the 2022 World Cup.
First they tampered with the USA elections and now they've fooled the world by delivering one of the most exciting World Cups in living memory. I can certainly say we have fallen in love with Russian Federation.
Qatar will also relax laws on the consumption of alcohol, planning areas for visiting fans where alcohol can be consumed to ensure they replicate the party atmosphere of past tournaments. We really hope our national team will repeat the success of Russian Federation and maybe even go further.
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Trump will then be returning to his hotel before heading to the presidential palace for his highly anticipated talks with Putin. Paul also says Putin isn't going to extradite the 12 Russian military intelligence officials charged with hacking Democrats.