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2018 World Cup final: France eyeing second star

This year's World Cup final coincides with Bastille Day and the French are gearing up to watch star striker Kylian Mbappe lead their team against Croatia for FIFA's biggest prize.

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    It's been 20 years since France's sole World Cup triumph; the star of France's team, Kylian Mbappe, had not yet been born the last time France hoisted the trophy.

    Expectations are high this time around that they can take home football's biggest prize and, with more than 200 outdoor screenings of the final, the mood in France is jubilant.

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from Paris.


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