Did Migrants Bring Glory to France at World Cup 2018?

Les Bleus beat Croatia in the finals of the World Cup in Russia with a team made up almost entirely of players of African descent. allAfrica's Michael Tantoh provides a list of the players that brought the team glory, and their countries of origin.

Kylian Mbappe celebrating scoring a goal for France in a pre-World Cup match in March 2018. His mother is from Algeria and his father from Cameroon.

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