Prez, PM congratulate France on World Cup win

Source: PTI | By Sajjad Qazi | Published on 16th July 2018, 10:31 AM | Sports News |

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated France on winning the FIFA World Cup.

France clinched its second World Cup title beating Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow today.

"Congratulations to the determined players from France for winning the FIFA World Cup! Special wishes to the gallant Croatia team #PresidentKovind," the official Twitter handle of the President posted.

The prime minister also took to Twitter to congratulate France, calling it "an excellent match!" 

"Congratulations to France for winning the @FIFAWorldCup. They played wonderfully through the tournament and during the #WorldCupFinal @EmmanuelMacron," Modi said.

He also congratulated Croatia for playing a "spirited game".

"I also congratulate Croatia for their spirited game. Their performance in the World Cup has been historic," he tweeted.

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