In Pictures: The heroes come home!

Sportstar brings you pictures of the French stars as they land in Paris on Monday. France prepares to welcome home the national soccer team for a victory lap down the grand Champs-Elysees avenue after the team's 4-2 victory on Sunday over Croatia to capture the World Cup.

French goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris, lifts the cup as the French soccer team arrives at Charles de Gaulle airport on Monday, July 16, 2018 in Roissy, north of Paris. Photo: Instagram/@equipedefrance
Well-wishers prepare to cheer the victorious French team parading on the famed Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, after their 4-2 victory on Sunday over Croatia in the final of the FIFA World Cup. Photo: AP
French jet fighters trailing smoke in the colours of the national flag fly over the Champs Elysee as supporters welcome the team after they won the Russia 2018 World Cup final. Photo: AFP
Frances midfielder Paul Pogba holds the trophy as he stands with his teammates during an official reception at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris on Monday. Photo: AFP
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks next to France's coach Didier Deschamps as he welcomes players of the French national football team to a reception at the Elysee Presidential Palace on July 16 in Paris. Photo: AFP