In pictures: France lift the World Cup in Luzhniki Stadium

Didier Deschamps' lifted the World Cup for the second time, this time as a coach of the France national team.

France lifted the World Cup for the second time, twenty years and three days after Aime Jacquet's men lifted it on home soil in 1998.(Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images
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This is the first World Cup final to see as many as three goals before half-time since 1974. (Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images
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Philipp Lahm, Germany's 2014 World Cup winning captain, carried the coveted trophy and placed it on the podium. (Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images
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Croatia's captain Luka Modric was presented with the Golden Ball after being adjudged as player of the tournament. Belgium's Thibaut Courtois, who won the Golden Glove and England's Harry Kane, who won the Golden Boot were not present to collect their trophies (Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images
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19-year old Kylian Mbappe, who lit up the tournament with his electrifying pace and trickery, was awarded the Young Player Of The Tournament.(Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images
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Didier Deschamps became the third person to win the World Cup as a player and as manager after Mario Zagallo and Franz Beckenbauer. (Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images
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France coach Didier Deschamps celebrates with his son Dylan.(Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images
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Olivier Giroud endured a strange World Cup as he started in 6 of France's matches, played 546 minutes as a striker, but managed just one shot on target. (Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images
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Paul Pogba, who scored France's third goal in the final, celebrates with his brothers Mathias and Florentin.(Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images
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After the heartbreak of Euro 2016 final on home soil, Antoine Griezmann celebrated his first international crown finishing second in the goal-scoring charts with 4 goals.(Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images
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