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 World Cup squad led by Paul Pogba sing N’Golo Kante song outside the Elysee Presidential Palace
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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
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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
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.
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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.