Football fans across the World tested their managerial skills on SokkaaStars World Cup Fantasy game. The magnificent tournament hosted by Russia is now over and France is the winner of the FIFA World Cup 2018. Le Bleus thrashed Croatia 4-2 to lift the coveted crown for the second time in their history. Didier Deschamps has also joined Brazilian legend Zagallo and Germany icon Beckenbauer in a special class of men who have lifted the trophy as player and coach. He won it in 1998 as the captain when his country hosted the finals. Today we want to see how top stars performed in our five categories in the final and third-place play-off by looking at the points they garnered in the 7th round on SokkaaStars World Cup Fantasy game. For the fans, the winner or leaderboard king of every round won $25. For those who did not win, stick around because our Premier League Fantasy game is coming up soon.
Defender 1: Alderweireld & Kompany [Belgium] – 12 Points
Vincent Kompany: "I am proud. The defeat against France has been difficult to deal with for two or three days. Today we showed that we really wanted to go for that third place. We have never finished so high at a World Cup. So I am proud. It is good for Belgium." pic.twitter.com/pBNiiEfBXS
— Football 24/7 (@foetball247) July 14, 2018
Belgium defense did not allow England to have their way in the third-place playoff on Saturday. Toby Alderweireld and his partner Vincent Kompany were unbeatable on the day. The two play in the Premier League and they know all Three Lions attackers like the back of their hands. In fact, Toby plays with Harry Kane at Tottenham Hotspurs. The two central defenders did a good job to earn 12 points each to top Defender 1 Category in the final round of SokkaaStars World Cup Fantasy Game.
Defender 2: Thomas Meunier [Belgium] – 24 Points
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— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) July 14, 2018
Belgium defeated England in the third-place play-off on Saturday to take home the bronze medal. This was the second time they were beating them in the tournament. Adnan Januzaj scored the only goal as Red Devils thrashed Three Lions 1-0 to finish on top of Group G.
The same happened on Saturday but this time a medal was at stake. Thomas Meunier scored the opener in the first half after a perfect delivery by Nacer Chadli. The English defense was struggling to stay tight as they have done throughout the tournament. It was a great goal by a defender and a poor job by Danny Rose. The goal earned the fullback 24 Points to finish top of Defender 2 Category in the final round of SokkaaStars World Cup Fantasy Game.
Midfielder 1: Paul Pogba [France] – 18 Points
— Paul Pogba (@paulpogba) July 15, 2018
France best performer overall in the final was no doubt Paul Pogba. The midfielder dominated the game from the start to the end. Kante was struggling to keep Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic silent but the Manchester United man was on top of his game. The Red Devil star made the final even more memorable with a goal that ended Croatia hopes of a comeback. The goal and super show earned him 18 points to finish top of Midfielder 1 category in the final round of SokkaaStars World Cup Fantasy Game.