World Cup Final 2018: Best of the images from Moscow's showpiece event as France play Croatia

France take on Croatia on the biggest stage on earth – the FIFA World Cup Final.

Moscow will host the showpiece event as France – who knocked out Argentina and Belgium in the process – meet dark horses Croatia.

Zlatko Dalic’s men beat a resilient England in the semi-final, while emerging top of the group featuring Lionel Messi’s side.

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French wonderkid – and Real Madrid target – Kylian Mbappe has shone with his energetic and exuberant performances in the knockout stages and led Didier Deschamps’ men to the brink of glory.

But – ably assisted by N’Golo Kante, Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann – can they finish the job and taste glory once again?

It promises to be a riveting encounter. Keep with us throughout the day for all the best snaps from the finale to the best football festival on earth.