Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly became the first cricketer to be snapped with FIFA World Cup 2018. Ganguly, who was seen commentating during the 2nd One Day International played between India and England, took a long flight all the way to Moscow to be present for the great occasion. The football lover from Kolkata also got lucky to take a selfie with the coveted trophy. Meanwhile, France beat the first-time finalist Croatia 4-2 to lift the World Cup for the second time.Also Read - Virat Kohli Won't Be Send Any Show-cause Notice, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly Denies Media Reports
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The 46-year-old cricketer took to Instagram to share the moment. His post read, “Selfie with the #FIFAWorldCup trophy in Moscow. Finally, France won the trophy of #WorldCupFinal #FRACRO.” Also Read - Virat Kohli-Sourav Ganguly at War? Ex-PAK Cricketer Rashid Latif Points 'Real Reason' Behind Test Captaincy Resignation
Earlier, the cricketer also gave us a glimpse of when he was traveling to Moscow and was on the flight with Mark Nicholas.
In all probability, Ganguly will fly back to the United Kingdom as he has to finish his commentary stint during India’s tour of England.
It was Paris Saint Germain’s teenager Kylie Mpabbe who became a star he became only the second teenager since Pele in 1958 to score a goal in the summit clash of the FIFA World Cup. The deadlock was broken with an own goal from Mario of Croatia, then Croatia squared it, but once France took the lead via Griezman penalty it was curtains for the first-time finalists. France win the World Cup for the second time. Paul Pogba also did the dab to sign off from Russia.