Pogba dedicates France victory to Thai cave survivors

England defender Rose to fly family to Russia for World Cup after racism fears allayed

England defender Rose to fly family to Russia for World Cup after racism fears allayed

"We'll see you for the finals in Paris, and it will be on the Champs de Mars and there will be many more of us", she said, speaking from the City Hall, where 20,000 people watched the semi-final on a giant screen.

Samuel Umtiti's 51st-minute header in the semifinal sent the French into the final, where they will be seeking their second win since 1998.

Belgium reached the quarter-finals of the 2016 tournament held in France and won by Portugal.

"We needed him for this competition and it is on this point that he has really progressed".

Elite foreign divers and Thai Navy SEALs extracted the final batch of four boys, plus the 25-year-old coach, via a treacherous escape route that required them to squeeze through narrow, water-filled tunnels in darkness.

France have been improving throughout the tournament and have beat Argentina, Uruguay and Belgium in the knockout rounds without needing extra time or penalties. "And in my role I've got the eyes into Euro 2020 so it's not the right moment to make an assessment (about the team's performance in World Cup) just yet".

In St Petersburg, ecstatic French fans sang their way out of the stadium, relishing the prospect of a final against England or Croatia.

England team predicted to face Croatia in World Cup semi-finals Sun, July 8, 2018 England face Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals - but how will Gareth Southgate's men line-up? We were there [in 2016], we were close to winning the title and we missed.

Les Bleus are headed to the World Cup final.

Paul Pogba dedicated France's World Cup semi-final win against Belgium to the 12 boys who survived a harrowing ordeal trapped underground in Thailand.

Russia's president Vladimir Putin called Macron to congratulate him on France's victory.

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