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France may be heading to the World Cup final, but Olivier Giroud is still making unwanted history in front of goal.

France President Emmanuel Macron was on hand for the game in St Petersburg and came down to the dressing room to celebrate with the players and staff.

"We can feel the energy and the support from home and it´s a very special feeling and a privilege for us", Southgate said on Tuesday.

"I think Pogba today showed why he went for so much money", Ferdinand said on BBC Sport's Match of the Day.

"We can't really look back and see what is in the rear-view mirror. Everyone is with us, we're all in this together". We savour [the win] a little, but we must now focus on the final.

"We didn't win the Euros final, so that's why it's close to my heart now to reach this level at the World Cup", he said. "It was hard to take two years ago, and we do not want a repeat of that".

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France's Aujourd'hui en France newspaper prepared a full-page spread featuring the two popular comic characters and said it was more than a match.

"We had to take advantage a bit more in the counter-attacks, but congratulations to my players and my staff".

Deschamps is aiming to join Germany's Franz Beckenbauer and Brazil's Mario Zagallo as the only men to have won the World Cup as both a player and a manager.

"A lot of pride", said the defender.

"I'm very proud of their mentality as well because I know it's not just that you are playing at a high level that you are going to score goals but with our state of mind we can climb mountains and that's what we've done so far".

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