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France are the world champions: Twenty years after winning the title on home soil, Les Bleus add a second star to their shirt. With an own goal, a penalty, and two second-half stunners to cap off its tournament, France captures the world championship, 4-2, against a Croatia side which had controlled a good portion of the play and did not give up even in the dying embers of the football match. A world title ... not bad for a side which only scored three goals in the group stages.