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Heroes' welcome for World Cup champs in Paris

Patrouille de France jets fly over Paris’s Champs-Élysées and Arc de Triomphe on July 16, 2018, as supporters welcome France football players home after their historic World Cup win.
Patrouille de France jets fly over Paris’s Champs-Élysées and Arc de Triomphe on July 16, 2018, as supporters welcome France football players home after their historic World Cup win. Charly Triballeau, AFP

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France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris holds the trophy upon the World Cup-winning squad’s arrival at Roissy-CDG Airport, alongside coach Didier Deschamps (L), French Football Federation President Noël Le Graët (2nd R) and French Sports Minister Laura Flessel (R) on July 16, 2018. Lionel Bonaventure, AFP

Fans greet France players with French flags during their bus-top victory parade down the Champs-Élysées in Paris, on July 16, 2018. Jacques Demarthon, AFP

France's national football team players celebrate on the roof of a bus as they parade down the Champs-Élysées in Paris on July 16, 2018, after winning the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match. Lucas Barioulet, AFP

France footballers Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann, Lucas Hernandez, Steve Mandanda and Paul Pogba celebrate their World Cup win with teammates on the Champs-Élysées in Paris on July 16, 2018. François Guillot, AFP

France defender Raphaël Varane (C) holds the trophy aloft as the parade bus makes its way down the Champs-Élysées in Paris on July 16, 2018. Eric Feferberg/Pool/AFP

The Patrouille de France jets, trailing smoke in the likeness of the French tricolour, fly over Paris’s Champs- Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe on July 16, 2018, as supporters welcome France players home after their historic win. Charly Triballeau, AFP

France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris holds the trophy alongside coach Didier Deschamps (C, right) while French President Emmanuel Macron (C, left) and his wife Brigitte Macron (2ndL) welcome players and team staff during an Élysée Palace reception on July 16, 2018, in Paris. Ludovic Marin, AFP

France midfielder Paul Pogba (L) speaks next to French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and France coach Didier Deschamps (C) during the reception at the Élysée Palace on July 16, 2018 in Paris. Ludovic Marin/Pool/AFP

France players Djibril Sidibé (L), N'Golo Kanté and Florian Thauvin (R) pose for a photograph on the grounds of the Élysée Palace during the official reception on July 16, 2018, in Paris. Ludovic Marin/Pool/AFP

Supporters congratulate France defender Benjamin Mendy during the Élysée Palace reception on July 16, 2018, in Paris. Ludovic Marin/Pool/AFP

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