In pictures: France celebrates reaching World Cup final after 20 years


A headed goal by Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti was enough for France to book their spot in the World Cup final , consigning Belgium’s ‘golden generation’ to another bitter disappointment.

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The French national anthem La Marseillaise, chants of “We’re in the final” and a cacophony of car horns and fire crackers rang out over Paris on Tuesday as residents of the capital celebrated France’s march to the World Cup final.

Paris exults as France reach final

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People celebrate France’s victory in front of The Arc de Triomphe on the Champs Elysees after the final whistle.

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French football supporters celebrate in Strasbourg.

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People celebrate France’s victory in central Paris.

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Residents sit outside as they watch a television in the village of Marato in Cognocoli-Monticchi.

France beat Belgium to reach World Cup finals

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People celebrate France’s victory in Marseille hold harbour.

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Les Bleus are on course to lift the trophy for the second time

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    Les Blues claim 1-0 win over Belgium thanks to Umtiti’s headed goal in second half

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