President Emmanuel Macron jubilating when France won. Getty Images

French President Emmanuel Macron, on Sunday, expressed his appreciation to the French young team after congratulating the players on the pitch in Moscow.

The President, who was in the stand to watch France defeat Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow, Russia, thanked the team on Twitter.

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“MERCI” Macron wrote in a one-word tweet after the match, which gave France its second World Cup victory and sparked euphoric street parties across the country.