Egypt's Sisi congratulates France's Macron on World Cup victory

Ahram Online, Monday 16 Jul 2018,
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The fan zone near Eiffel Tower erupted with joy after France's World Cup win (Photo: AFP)

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi congratulated his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron after Les Blues won the World Cup with a 4-2 victory against Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium in Russia.

This is the second time that France has won the World Cup; in 1998 French coach Didier Deschamps' side secured the trophy on home soil.

El-Sisi congratulated Macron for the team’s "distinguished performance" throughout the tournament, his spokesman Bassam Radi said on Monday. 

 

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