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FIFA Worldcup is one the most watched sports in the world. The popularity of this game is so high that even in a cricket-loving country like India, the excitement of FIFA matches is always at its peaks. The FIFA Worldcup 2018 final between Croatia and France ended yesterday where France became the world champion.
The final was held yesterday at the Luzhniki Stadium in Russia. The fans all over the world were on the edge of their seats as the two talented teams France and Croatia played the FIFA World Cup Final match but at the end, Russian President Putin grabbed all the spotlight.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is well-known for his fitness and as a hard-hitting person. Mr Putin is surely one of the fittest and active president of one of the strongest countries in the world. He is also known for his cool gestures.
— Witnify (@Witnify) July 16, 2018
Russia president Vladimir Putin stood happily under an umbrella during the award ceremony after France defeated Croatia to lift the 2018 FIFA World Cup title at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday.
Putin came prepared with an umbrella, while FIFA President Gianni Infantino, France President Emmanuel Macron and Croatia President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic got soaked in the rain during the award ceremony.
Twitterati was quick to spot the Russian President Putin and started tweeting about him.
— Icelandball 🇮🇸 (@Icelandball) July 16, 2018
Putin the only one with an umbrella. … pic.twitter.com/MLQNqThhBl
— Bandy (@Bandisto) July 16, 2018
Putin’s Umbrella steals the show at the Football World Cup Presentation pic.twitter.com/cvxQh8xlRH
— Krish Indian🇮🇳 (@rssbjpside) July 16, 2018
“We can surely be proud of how we organised this tournament,” Putin said in televised comments after France’s victory against Croatia.”We have made this grand event a success in every respect,” he added. “We have done it for our supporters, for Russians who are passionate about the sport and for all those who love sport across the world.”
Putin then also thanked the foreign fans who came to Russia for the tournament.