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France's coach Aime Jacquet holds the World Cup after leading the host nation France to its first-ever championship   Ben Radford/Allsport  
Vive la France

Host nation routs Brazilians 3-0 in World Cup final

The idea for the World Cup was French in origin. Sunday night the World Cup trophy finally belonged to France.
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    Spain's coach still under fire for team's early exit
    The Spanish Soccer Federation on Wednesday confirmed that Javier Clemente's job as national squad coach is safe despite Spain's embarrassingly early exit from the World Cup.
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    France praises its team at parade
    There was just enough time for some sleep and a quick cleanup before France's World Cup victory party kicked off anew Monday.
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