By Ashley Hoffman
July 16, 2018

Fans went wild the moment France clinched the World Cup championship, and the country’s President was no exception.

Photographers captured French President Emmanuel Macron erupting in absolute glee celebrating his team’s victory.

Thanks to its talented roster of star players like Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann, France sealed its exciting 4-2 defeat of Croatia on Sunday. And the President was on deck in the Luzhniki Stadium’s official leader box to freak out over Les Bleus.

There he was fist pumping the air. And there he was hugging coach Didier Deschamps. He even dabbed. Yes, welcome to the Macron dab. Ever the sportsman, he also bonded with Croatia’s President, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. When he wasn’t standing and feeling victorious, he sat with his wife Brigitte Macron, as well as leader Vladimir Putin of host country Russia.

This is the second World Cup title for France. They last won in 1998 when they hosted the tournament.

This year, France had a 6-0-1 record and knocked out Uruguay, Argentina, Belgium and Croatia. The leader certainly had plenty to be happy about.

One picture of Macron in particular is making the rounds online.

But they’re all pretty emotional. Suffice it to say it is glory o’clock for France and the country’s President.

President of France Emmanuel Macron and President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic want to kiss the World Cup held by FIFA President Gianni Infantino during the trophy ceremony following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
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MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 15: Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd L), French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and FIFA President Gianni Infantino (L) attend the award ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Amin Mohammad Jamali/Getty Images)
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French President Emmanuel Macron awards Kylian Mbappe of France with the FIFA Young Player Award as President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic look on following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
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