Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic praised World Cup hosts Russia before she took a plane from Zagreb to Moscow for the final between her national football team and France.
“On behalf of the Croatian people, we wish to thank all of the Russian people for their wholehearted welcome. You are wonderful hosts. You are wonderful people. Let’s have some cheers for Croatia in the final. Thank you Russia. We are coming”, said Grabar-Kitarovic.
Croatia will attempt to win their first-ever World Cup title in their maiden appearance in the final at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday (15th July).