FRANCE have returned home to a heroes’ reception as thousands gathered in Paris awaiting their return.

After over a month in Russia following seven games and a World Cup trophy to boot, Les Bleus landed to a rapturous reception with the streets packed in red, white and blue.

 France partied with president Emmanuel Macron on their return

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France partied with president Emmanuel Macron on their return
 France partied on an open-top bus in Paris after landing on home soil

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France partied on an open-top bus in Paris after landing on home soil
 France spared no expense in welcoming back their heroes

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France spared no expense in welcoming back their heroes
 France stars cruised around the capital in an open-top bus to celebrate

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France stars cruised around the capital in an open-top bus to celebrate
 France fans roared the fans around Paris on their open-top bus

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France fans roared the fans around Paris on their open-top bus
France World Cup squad led by Paul Pogba sing N’Golo Kante song outside the Elysee Presidential Palace
 France's squad of World Cup-winning heroes have landed on home soil

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France’s squad of World Cup-winning heroes have landed on home soil
 France beat Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final and partied like it's 1998

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France beat Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final and partied like it’s 1998
France star Paul Pogba meets Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Presidential Palace and gets him to dab
 Captain Hugo Lloris showed-off the trophy after landing in France

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Captain Hugo Lloris showed-off the trophy after landing in France
 Thousands have gathered in the capital as France await a heroes return

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Thousands have gathered in the capital as France await a heroes return
France’s World Cup team touches down at airport and celebrates victory

The players wasted no time in boarding a flight back this morning and will soon show off the World Cup trophy to those who have gathered on the Champs-Elysees.

Supporters have had to wait 20-years for this moment and took to the streets last night to celebrate long into the early hours.

They woke up to sore heads and memorable front pages today after their second World Cup win.

The French players also inundated social media with pictures of the close-knit group showing off the famous gold trophy.

Thousands of fans await the arrival of the France’s World Cup winning team at the Champs Elysees
 The fans have had to wait 20-years since their last World Cup success

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The fans have had to wait 20-years since their last World Cup success
 Huge crowds have flocked to the Champs-Elysees on Monday to celebrate their World Cup win

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Huge crowds have flocked to the Champs-Elysees on Monday to celebrate their World Cup win
 France left Moscow on Monday morning and jetted back to Paris

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France left Moscow on Monday morning and jetted back to Paris
 Supporters waited in Moscow to grab selfies with their World Cup heroes

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Supporters waited in Moscow to grab selfies with their World Cup heroes
 France are sure to receive a huge reception once they touchdown in the capital

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France are sure to receive a huge reception once they touchdown in the capital
 Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud wore a big grin after their World Cup triumph

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Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud wore a big grin after their World Cup triumph
Naked French fan climbs on news stand as thousands party on the Champs Elysees after World Cup win
 French paper L'Equipe's headline was 'an eternal happiness'
French paper L’Equipe’s headline was ‘an eternal happiness’

The country remained in party mood today with French publication L’Equipe calling their success “an eternal happiness”.

Alongside the caption was the image of Hugo Lloris lifting the trophy with team-mates in the Moscow rain.

La Croix used a similar image with the apt headline “On top of the world” while Toulouse publication La Depeche wrote “We love you”.

Antoine Griezmann celebrates World Cup victory wearing sombrero as France jet home
 Celebrations in France have continued into Monday, with La Voix du Nord simply saying 'thank you'
Celebrations in France have continued into Monday, with La Voix du Nord simply saying ‘thank you’
 La Depeche wrote 'We love you'
La Depeche wrote ‘We love you’
 France were crowned world champions for a second time and La Croix claimed they were 'on top of the world'
France were crowned world champions for a second time and La Croix claimed they were ‘on top of the world’
 French newspaper Liberation wrote 'Again!', in reference to repeating 1998 feat
French newspaper Liberation wrote ‘Again!’, in reference to repeating 1998 feat
 Le Figaro's front page said 'The day of glory has arrived'
Le Figaro’s front page said ‘The day of glory has arrived’

La Voix De Nord had an image of hundreds of supporters celebrating with the words “Thank you”.

Paul Pogba, scorer of France’s third, led the celebrations from the dressing room and cheekily sang “football’s coming home” with trophy in hand.

The Manchester United man showed clips on Instagram of the French players in party mood as they crashed Didier Deschamp’s press conference to sing and dance on the tables as reporters watched on.

Wonderkid Mbappe became only the second teenager since Pele in 1958 to score at a World Cup final.

 Spanish publication AS wrote 'France win the World Cup of the VAR' after controversial penalty
Spanish publication AS wrote ‘France win the World Cup of the VAR’ after controversial penalty
 Portuguese paper A Bola wrote 'Congratulations' in French alongside a picture of star man Mbappe
Portuguese paper A Bola wrote ‘Congratulations’ in French alongside a picture of star man Mbappe
Benjamin Mendy and Paul Pogba teach French President Emmanuel Macron how to dab during World Cup celebrations
 Pogba led the celebrations from the dressing room
Pogba led the celebrations from the dressing room
 The midfielder didn't want to let go of the famous trophy
The midfielder didn’t want to let go of the famous trophy
Paul Pogba leads celebrations as France secure second World Cup win
Paul Pogba sings ‘It’s coming home’ as he dances with World Cup after France win
 Fans celebrated into the early hours in Paris

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Fans celebrated into the early hours in Paris
 Paris was a sea of red, white and blue after France won the World Cup

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Paris was a sea of red, white and blue after France won the World Cup
France fans in Paris flip a car over in the street as partying continues into the night after World Cup win

He was pictured sat holding the World Cup alongside Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele in the dressing room.

Paris went wild on Sunday as thousands gathered at the Eiffel Tower and Champ de Mars to watch their nation in action on the big screen.

But celebrations were marred after two fans died and police were forced to use water cannons and tear gas.



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