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By Mutala Yakubu
How Team France were welcomed home
How Team France were welcomed home

World Cup winners France were welcomed home by hundreds of thousands of supporters as they paraded down the Champs Elysees in Paris on Monday July 16, 2018.

France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow on Sunday to win the tournament for the second time in 20 years.

They were given a raucous reception at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport before their parade through the capital city.

The team will also receive their country's highest accolade - the Legion d'Honneur.

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Fans partied across France overnight, but celebrations in some cities were marred by violence. Police fired tear gas as sporadic clashes broke out in Paris, Lyon,

Strasbourg and Rouen.



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