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Africa won the football World Cup for France, and Europe should end discrimination against immigrants, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has said.
Speaking in the capital, Caracas, state television quoted him as saying:
The French team won, although it looked like an African team. Actually, Africa won - the African immigrants who have arrived in France. I hope Europe receives that message...
No more racism in Europe against the African people, no more discrimination against immigrants."
France beat Croatia 4-2. Its team was one of the most multiracial in the competition - 15 out of the 23 players in the national squad can trace their heritage back to Africa, mainly from French colonies.
Crowds of fans lined the Champs-Elysées in central Paris to give the French World Cup winners a heroes' welcome. French president Emmanuel Macron also celebrated with the team.
Paris erupts into celebration as Zagreb weeps, after France beat Croatia in the World Cup final.