'Let Them Soak': Putin and His Umbrella Dominates Social Media

Croatian president flies economy class to Russia to cheer World Cup team

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Russian Federation got to the quarter-final of the tournament as host of the 2018 edition, the first time in its history and the Qatari leader believes his country can surpass that record when the competition holds in the Asian nation.

After winning the World Cup final over Croatia 4-2, France coach Didier Deschamps was busy fielding questions about the winning team at a post-championship press conference when the team got a little raucous. "And, of course, we are ready to share our experience of hosting the World Cup this year with our friends in Qatar", Putin said.

Though President Maron and President Putin both had umbrellas held over their heads, President Grabar-Kitarović stood happily in the rain, her smile never wavering.

While Putin was handed an umbrella by aides, she stood soaked but smiling in the heavy rain, clearly delighted by Croatia's courageous showing. But who cares? This was the World Cup!

The players are expected to land at Roissy Airport on Monday afternoon and will be taken directly to the celebrations before being received by President Emmanuel Macron.

Croatian president flies economy class to Russia to cheer World Cup team

"The new players have helped us enormously", said Griezmann.

The bill would allow foreign holders of the so-called Fan ID, a document allowing entry to Russian Federation and its stadiums for the duration of the World Cup, to freely enter and exit Russian Federation until the end 2018.

"Obviously I liked the recognition and thanks to those who chose me, but clearly I would have preferred to have won the World Cup", said the Real Madrid midfielder.

The 21st edition of the quadrennial tournament came to a fitting end as it had one of the most dramatic World Cup finals in the history of sport.

"It's only good to see females interested in football and she is not a bad looking president, back home we are used to old presidents, its good to use, even the French President, very young man, brought luck to the team".

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