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The Metro system in Paris is marking France's World Cup success in its own unique way after temporarily changing the name on no fewer than six of their stations.

Didier Deschamps' side lifted the trophy for just the second time on Sunday, when they overcame Croatia 4-2 at the Luznhiki Stadium. 

And following the success, the manager's name now appears on two stops of the capital's underground system, with Champs Elysees-Clemenceau station being renamed 'Deschamps Elysees - Celemnceau' and Notre-Dame des Champs has become 'Notre Didier Deschamps'.

Hug Lloris did not exactly cover himself in glory during the final - gifting Mario Mandzukic a goal in the second half, but all appears to be forgiven with Victor Hugo being rebranded 'Victor Hugo Lloris'.

Elsewhere, Avron has become 'Nous Avron Gagne' (a play on the French for 'We Have Won'), While Charles de Gaulle - Etoile has been transformed into 'On a 2 Etoiles' (We have two stars). 

Bercy has renamed 'Bercy les Bleus' and Notre-Dame des Champs has become 'Notre Didier Deschamps'. 

On the other side of the channel, Gareth Southgate's return from a successful World Cup managing England has been celebrated with the temporary renaming of an Underground station after him.

Southgate Tube station will be branded Gareth Southgate from Monday morning in a stunt to last 48 hours, Transport for London (TfL) announced.

His squad's fourth place in Russia was England's best result since they also lost in the semi-final at Italia 90. 

 

CREDIT: www.dailymail.co.uk

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