MOSCOW, July 15 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday Russia could be proud of having organised the soccer World Cup.
He was speaking at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow soon after France beat Croatia 4-2 in the tournament final.
“The final was wonderful,” Russian news agencies cited Putin as saying. (Reporting by Denis Pinchuk. Writing by Polina Ivanova. Editing by Jane Merriman)