Trump Hails ‘Extraordinary’ France For World Cup Win

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Updated July 15, 2018
US President Donald Trump arrives outside the White House on the South Lawn before he delivers remarks and participates in the White House Sports and Fitness Day on May 30, 2018 in Washington,DC. Nicholas Kamm / AFP


US President Donald Trump quickly sent congratulations to France after their World Cup win over Croatia on Sunday, and also praised Russia’s president for hosting the tournament.

“Congratulations to France, who played extraordinary soccer, on winning the 2018 World Cup,” Trump said on Twitter after Les Bleus were victorious, winning 4-2.

“Additionally, congratulations to President Putin and Russia for putting on a truly great World Cup Tournament — one of the best ever!”

Trump on Monday is to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for a summit in Helsinki, Finland.