Russia 2018

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The 21st FIFA World Cup was held in Russia in 2018. Other contenders for host country were England and joint bidders Spain/Portugal and Netherlands/Belgium. The tournament was won by France, their second tournament win, who beat Croatia 4-2 in the final held in Moscow.

England captain Harry Kane won the Golden Boot Award as the World Cup's top scorer with 6 goals, and Croatia's Luka Modric won the Golden Ball for being the player of the tournament.

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