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Prez, PM congratulate France on World Cup win

501   //    15 Jul 2018, 23:11 IST

New Delhi, Jul 15 (PTI) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated France on winning the FIFA World Cup.

France clinched its second World Cup title beating Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow today.

"Congratulations to the determined players from France for winning the FIFA World Cup! Special wishes to the gallant Croatia team #PresidentKovind," the official Twitter handle of the President posted.

The prime minister also took to Twitter to congratulate France, calling it "an excellent match!"

"Congratulations to France for winning the @FIFAWorldCup. They played wonderfully through the tournament and during the #WorldCupFinal @EmmanuelMacron," Modi said.

He also congratulated Croatia for playing a "spirited game".

"I also congratulate Croatia for their spirited game. Their performance in the World Cup has been historic," he tweeted

Press Trust of India (PTI) is a news agency in India
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