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France to win WC, says former Allstar

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France players celebrate semifinal victory against Belgium: fifaFrance players celebrate semifinal victory against Belgium: fifaThe greatest sporting event on earth, the World Cup of soccer will end on Sunday at Luzhniki Stadium in Russia.


It will culminate with crowning of the new world champion.

We have seen big name teams and stars flounder under pressure, wild upsets, controversial calls to late goals.

But now it all comes down to the grand finale between France and Croatia.

The two teams have earned the spot after their semifinal wins.

France beat Belgium 1-0 and Croatia won over England 2-1.

While some of the game’s best know how’s have gone wrong with their predictions, a former Fijian All star defender is wagering on France to win the 2018 World Cup.

Ronald Singh says France has a squad chock-full of talent, pace and variation, as well as a tactical maturity under coach Didier Deschamps.

“The danger with France is that it has such a litany of stars that anyone could step up to be counted on the day", he said.

“Griezmann, Mbappe and Giroud have already been mentioned, but don't forget midfield powerhouse Paul Pogba.

“The midfield dynamo could use the final as a chance to truly ignite, sealing his legacy as one of France's great players at just 25 years of age”.

France won the 1998 World Cup at home after obliterating favorites Brazil 3-0.

Zinedine Zidane was named the man of the match, he scored a double, Emmanuel Petit pounced in the third goal.

 

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