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Several Paris Metro stations were temporarily adjusting their names to honor the team and its members, the transport authority tweeted.

Nonetheless, the victory is good news for the French president, Sliman said, boosting morale ahead of belt-tightening measures expected in September's budget bill.

Mbappe was named the best young player at this year's World Cup after he scored four goals in the tournament, including the now historic goal against Croatia in the final on Sunday.

Ths isn't the first charitable work Mbappe has done around the World Cup.

Even before the final whistle in Moscow, crowds packed the Champs Elysees in central Paris in a repeat of the scenes of 1998 when more than one million people partied there into the early hours.

May 17, 2018, was when Mbappe was called for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

Raphael Varane has now won the Champions League and World Cup in the same summer, having scooped Europe's top club prize with Real Madrid in May.


When France won its first World Cup 20 years ago, with Zinedine Zidane its talisman and playmaker, the team was referred to as "Black-Blanc-Beur" (Black-White-Arab), a positive reference to its diverse ethnic make-up.

Speaking about the move, Rooney told BBC Sport: "Everton made it clear if there was an offer there, they would be happy for me to go".

Celebrations were spread across the nation, and among still-dazed French players themselves. On Monday morning, the after-effects of Sunday night's frenetic revelry were still visible.

"He may have been found sincerely likable in the victory's festive atmosphere, but it visibly doesn't change anything to expectations toward him on the economic and social front", he said.

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Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Europe-1 radio that the victory allows France's youth "to dare to believe in their dreams".


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