The star Croatian turned villain ten minutes after his goal, hand balling clumsily in the box which saw referee Nestor Pintana award France a spot-kick for Griezmann to dispatch.
Les Blues will undoubtedly be looking to Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann to get the goals, with both players registering three goals each.
The Croatians were everybody's favourite underdogs, with many fans hoping that they could continue their fairytale run in Russian Federation all the way to the Jules Rimet Trophy. "The crowd absolutely erupted as soon as the final whistle sounded, all 80,000 of those packed in the fan zone". Another big effort in the final could solidify his place as one of the world's next big superstars, winning the World Cup title that's eluded the likes of Neymar, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in their respective careers.
Deschamps has now won the tournament as a player and coach after Les Bleus clinched the 1998 edition on home soil.
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The only other teen to score in a World Cup final was Pele, who was 17 when Brazil beat Sweden 5-2 in 1958.
Hugo Lloris says there will be no repeat of any complacency shown by France at Euro 2016 when they face Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday.
"But I don't think it's true that we got carried away, even if there was a lot of euphoria".
Mississauga has a proud, tight-knit Croatian-Canadian community, said Erica Zlomislic, who works with the Croatian Heritage Association. "We dominated and then the penalty was given".
Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic and Raphael Varane have the chance to do something Sunday only 10 players have done in the history of the game: win the Champions League and the World Cup in the same year.
The young defender was caught napping at times in the first half as Perisic and Ivan Strinic found space in behind him. That's how we like to see our country and football has that power.