The partnership, one of the biggest sporting sponsorships in the world, gives Qatar Airways extensive marketing and branding rights at the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups, respectively hosted in Russian Federation and Qatar, with an expected audience reach of more than 2bn people per tournament. FIFA World Cup is one of the biggest sporting events and as millions of fans watched the final, we too were cheering for the Les Bleus.
Ecstatic France players crashed Didier Deschamps' press conference after their World Cup victory, chanting his name as they sprayed champagne, water and energy drinks on their coach and assembled journalists.
Striker Antoine Griezmann said: "Frankly, personally, it's not real yet". "From the set-play and penalty, we conceded".
Precisely the kind of controversy VAR was introduced to avoid had a significant bearing on this final.
Commentators have focused on the outpouring of patriotism and sense of national unity created by the multiethnic French team, many of whose stars including Mbappe and Paul Pogba hail from deprived and often overlooked suburbs of Paris.
"I had the enormous pleasure and vast privilege to live through this as a player 20 years ago, and it was in France, so of course it will be marked in my memory forever".
But things had more of a South American flavour in the mobile version of Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, with Brazil versus Argentina named the most common World Cup final on that format.
However, Didier Deschamps and his conservative tactics came out on top as the French team was the most complete unit throughout the tournament. "I did learn a lot myself through this final". The Real Madrid midfielder, who has a vast range of silky skills and an ability to control matches, had a superb match against Argentina and dominated the midfield in the semifinal as England exhausted.
"It is wonderful. Those 23 players will be linked for ever".
Do you have stories, videos or pictures you would like to share with the world? Well, there is one thing: double world champions. "But I congratulate France, they deserved it". Against such a strong side as France you must not make mistakes. Deschamps lead by example and will go down in French football history as one of its greatest servants.
Memes began circulating on social media, and people began to pay attention to the team, dubbing them the "bread bag team".
It is a frightening list - especially as Gareth Southgate hopes England can improve in the same period - but the star will surely be the irrepressible Mbappe.
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