France supporters cheer on the fan zone as they watch the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match between France and Croatia, on the Champ de Mars in Paris on July 15, 2018. / AFP / JACQUES DEMARTHON
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Millions of French fans were overwhelmed with joy Sunday as France beat Croatia 4-2 to win football's World Cup in a pulsating final in Moscow, sparking ecstatic scenes of celebration from Paris to Marseille, and from Lyon to Lille.The entire area around the Arc de Triomphe, all the way down the 2-kilometer-long Champs Elysees and the Place de la Concorde at its end was a wide sea of singing and cheering people.More than around 250,000 people were expected to descend on the Champs Elysees and the Place de la Concorde, yet the atmosphere was warm and convivial.Even football fans who were not rooting for France but found themselves in the French capital for the game were overcome by the occasion and the scenes of celebration.
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