"In that it is not going to change everyone's life, but it will make everyone happy for several days, weeks, months, and years".
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, who oversees sport and culture, told Reuters this week that the country expected the World Cup to lead to a 15 percent increase in foreign tourism next year.
The Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Over 3,000 people are reported to be attending Macron's reception for the World Cup winners, including an estimated 1,000 youth players from football clubs across France.
Riot police was sent to the biggest Nike store in Paris as authorities feared fans would violently demand new French national team jerseys with two stars, symbolizing their two world titles.
On the list of most wins per country, France was on top there too, with 248,000.
The same could also be said for it's video game equivalent.
Despite high diplomatic tension between Moscow and the Western countries, world football officials and personalities as well as world leaders have lined up to praise Russia's hosting of the tournament. France would score more goals through Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, with Mandzukic pulling one back for Croatia after a terrible mistake by French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. "From the plethora of last-minute goals to the number of upsets and unexpected heroes throughout, this was a World Cup that won't be forgotten soon".
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"I believed France was going to be the stronger nation, and I felt Croatia dominated the game in the first half, but France looked very risky on the counter", said Martini.
"If football can contribute a little bit ... then I think it's already a positive outcome", he finished.
The emirate sold its bid in part by claiming Qatar's World Cup would be one for the Middle East but that claim has been severely undermined by political events.
"It's true, we went on the pitch, and we said, We're going to crush them all!" he said. Croatia's talisman, Luka Modric took home the Golden Ball while Kylian Mbappe bagged the Best Young Player Award.
On Twitter, Brazilian legend Pele paid tribute to the exploits of Mbappe, France's 19-year-old superstar, saying that if the teenager kept equalling his goal-scoring records, Pele might have to strap his boots back on.
Deschamps is the third footballer to achieve the World Cup as a player and a manager after Mario Zagallo and Franz Beckenbauer.
"In a World Cup final, you do not give such a penalty", Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said.