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England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France

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Scenes in Zagreb after Croatia qualified for the semi-final.

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic gave her U.S. counterpart Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May Croatia jerseys on Wednesday ahead of the Soccer World Cup semi-final against England. France has been one of the most complete sides in the tournament, topping Belgium in the semifinal round. Croatia fans walk through a crowd of supporters of team England during a gathering in the city centre.

"We deserved to reach the final".

France's forward Kylian Mbappe runs with the ball during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup semifinal football match between France and Belgium at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on July 10, 2018.

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In the end, neither Croatia nor England was expected to make it this deep into the tournament, but here they are and France is waiting.

The Croats entered the match after winning their previous two games on penalty kicks, but they showed no sign of fatigue in the second half against England. Both teams will be looking to erase history in the final. But England has not been in the final since 1966, when it won its only World Cup title.

While many on social media have branded the video as "fake", the firefighters have used the footage to remind everyone to keep safe during the World Cup celebrations. SkyBet had France's odds to win the World Cup outright were set at 1/2.

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