France's victorious players will return to a heroes' welcome on Monday after winning the World Cup for the second time with a rollercoaster 4-2 victory that set off wild revelling at home. Paris celebrations turn violent on the Champs Elysees
Hundreds of thousands of fans took to the streets of Paris and other cities across France Sunday, celebrating long into the night after France beat Croatia 4-2 to win the World Cup in Russia.
The festivities will continue Monday when the victorious French squad will parade down the Champs-Élysées in Paris at around 5pm (1500 GMT).
France are celebrating their second World Cup win in 20 years.
However, the celebrations turned violent when dozens of vandals clashed with police and destroyed local shop fronts on the Champs Elysees.