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France and Croatia will play for the World Cup and an extra $10 million

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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It is becoming increasingly more lucrative to win the world's biggest soccer tournament as FIFA will pay this year's winning team $38 million, $10 million more than the runner-up in the match between France and Croatia.
As recently as 2006, winning the World Cup was only worth $2 million more than the runner-up. Since then, the prize for the winner has nearly doubled and the check for the second-place country has risen slightly more than 50%. See the rest of the story at Business Insider See Also: Here's when the 2018 FIFA World Cup final starts where you live - and how...
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WHERE ARE THEY Now? The 1998 World Cup Winning France Team

WHERE ARE THEY Now? The 1998 World Cup Winning France Team

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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On Sunday, when France goes for international soccer glory against Croatia in the World Cup final, they will do so nearly 20 years to the day from when the country first won a World Cup.
France, playing on home soil, was an extraordinary collection of talent, boasting one of the greatest attacking midfielders in the game's history in Zinedine Zidane, stout defenders like Marcel Desailly, and future superstars such as Thierry Henry.
Many of these players would also go on to further international glory, winning the European Championship two years later. There is even...
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