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They will now face Croatia or England in Sunday's showdown and are likely to be heavy favourites regardless going into that match.

Statistically speaking, France had Belgium's number when it came to taking shots for most of the game.

Deschamps, who led the nation to victory at France '98, is bidding to become just the third man after Mario Zagallo and Franz Beckenbauer to win the World Cup as both player and coach, but is refusing to look back to his own triumph as a player in 1998. I'm very proud of them.

The France midfielder took to Twitter shortly after France beat Belgium late Tuesday to advance to the World Cup final.

"So we´re excited about the future but we also want to make the most of the opportunity we have tomorrow". The victor of England vs Croatia will face France in Sunday's final.

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The Spanish champions invited the team to play in their global academy tournament next year as well as watch a first-team game at the Nou Camp, while the Red Devils said they would love to "welcome the team from Wild Boars Football Club and their rescuers to Old Trafford this coming season".

It is the first time since 1998 that the nation of just over four million people have reached this stage, after they eliminated Russian Federation in a penalty shootout at the weekend. He's broken out over the last 12 months, especially at the World Cup. The second semi will take place in Moscow's Luzhniki - also the venue for the final - on Wednesday evening.

Players like captain Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois are still aged under 28 and will be eager to have another chance.

"I was 18 years old in 1998, it was one of the most attractive nights of my life".

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