France and Croatia will be having the final match for the most entertaining 2018 Russia World Cup.
France beat Belgium while Croatia outclassed The Three Lions of England to the final.
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The last three World Cup finals have all gone to extra time. However, historically, only two of the showpiece games have ever been decided on penalties (1994, 2006).
France has reached its third World Cup final, winning one (1998) and losing the other on penalties (2006). The three appearances in finals since 1998 is also more than any other team over the last 20 years, ahead of Brazil and Germany (2).
Croatia has reached its first World Cup final, becoming the 13th different nation and 10th European country to do so. The last two first-time finalists have both won the tournament (France in 1998 and Spain in 2010), while the last to lose was the Netherlands in 1974.
Mbappe will be looking to become only the second teenager to score in a World Cup final after Pele, in 1958. Mbappe (three goals) is already the highest-scoring teenager in a World Cup tournament since Pele (six in 1958).
Olivier Giroud has yet to have a single shot on target at this World Cup despite playing 465 minutes for France. Since 1966, no player has had more attempts (13) in a single tournament without getting one on target.
Ivan Perisic has been involved in 10 goals at major tournaments for Croatia (six goals, four assists), tied for the most along with Davor Suker (nine goals, one assist).
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