The biggest festival of the world is about to end in the next few days and no we are not talking about Christmas. This football world cup was a roller coster ride for the most of the time and more or less been the world cup for the underdogs with the likes of Russia, Uruguay, Belgium and Sweden outperforming likes of Spain, Argentina, Germany, Portugal etc.
Yesterday, saw another upset where the favourites England lost 2-1 to a nail biting finish against Croatia. Each and every English supporter was carrying the slogan of “it’s coming home” as finally the team was able to break the deadlock to reach the semi-final but it felt as if the script of the game was already written as Croatia being the underdogs outplayed the England football team in every department.
With an Early goal in the start by Trppier it felt like the trophy might finally come home but a splendid goal by Perisic in the 68th minute made it all square again. From that point Croatian team took an attacking mode to the game and forced the game into extra-time. With the help of Mandzukic’s goal in the 109th minute Croatia sealed their first ever final in the history of their world cup campaign.
Apart from the English team supporter this match was viewed heavily as one of the most interesting match in this world cup. The TRP produced In this world cup due to close encounters and upsets has been astonishing and the same happened yesterday where billions of people were glued to the television or wherever they were viewing the match from.
Croatia will now face France in the final on 15th of July in Luzhniki stadium in Moscow. It is supposed to be a star studded match and whoever may win it the 2018 world cup has already won everyone’s heart and no one would be ready to let go.