Pogba dedicates France win to Thai cave survivors

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France midfielder Paul Pogba dedicated his side's World Cup 1-0 semi-final win over Belgium to the 12 Thai boys who were rescued from a flooded cave along with their coach on Tuesday.

"In the changing room, [coach] Didier Deschamps was happy".

"This team is nowhere near the level they´re going to be capable of, partly because of their age and partly because over the next few years, with us and with their clubs, they´re going to have more and more big-match experiences".

A Reading Buses spokesman said: "We believe". "There was little difference between us and France and, in the end, it was just one corner that proved decisive".

England takes on Croatia on Wednesday in the second World Cup semifinal, with the victor advancing to Sunday's big game against France.


"Belgian football has got a wealth of young talent coming through and in my role, I've got an eye on the Euros in 2020", said coach Roberto Martinez, who signed a two-year contract extension to take him through to 2020 just weeks before the World Cup kicked off. "We will go into this final to win it, as we have still not gotten over the final". "It was hard to take two years ago, and we do not want a repeat of that". I'm very proud of them.

"It is an unforgettable moment - I remember Zizou at the Arc de Triomphe, and I hope that we will have our chance". England has been craving a top title since it won the World Cup in 1966 and has a tremendous, unforseen opportunity ahead, with the weight of its country on its shoulders.

Deschamps also recalled France's defeat to Portugal in the Euro 2016 final in Paris two years ago, and revealed it's still weighing on the team.

'They tried to control the game which they did with a fantastic performance by Varane and a very good performance by Pogba, ' Mourinho told RT after the match.

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