French team celebrate World Cup win with Paris victory parade

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Open-top bus travels down Champs Élysées as hundreds of thousands cheer squad on

France’s young, World Cup-winning football team have staged a victorious home-coming parade in an open-top bus down the Champs Élysées as hundreds of thousands of supporters wrapped in flags cheered them on.

The 4-2 win over Croatia in Moscow on Sunday has cemented France’s reemergence as a football superpower and brought the country together. The squad were driven down the packed avenue in Paris, smiling and waving and holding up the cup as the French air force staged a flypast amid plumes of red, white and blue.

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Written by Angelique Chrisafis in Paris
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