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16th Jul 2018

PICS: There Were Crazy Scenes In Dublin After The World Cup Final Last Night

James Fenton

The 2018 World Cup came to a close last night as France were crowned the world’s best football team for the second time in their history.

The 4-2 win over Croatia sparked celebratory scenes in Moscow, where the match was played, as well as Paris where around one million fans lined the Champs-Élysées. The French population of Dublin weren’t going to miss an opportunity to dance the evening away and they did just that in the city centre last night.

At one point, Gardaí stepped in as traffic came to a standstill on O’Connell Street. It all seemed fairly good-natured and Croatian fans didn’t let defeat stop them joining in.

There’s nothing like the World Cup for bringing people together…

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(header pic: @Anish_Tiwari)