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On the scene in Paris: “Amazing and admittedly very intense”

APTOPIX France WCup Soccer

In this picture taken from the terrace of the Publicis Group people take the streets around the Arc de Triomphe to celebrate France’s World Cup victory over Croatia, in Paris, France, Sunday, July 15, 2018. France won the final 4-2. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

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Sometimes you’re just in the right place at the right (or wrong) time.

For me, it was my Twitter feed following France’s 4-2 victory over Croatia in Sunday’s World Cup Final, because I follow fellow Buffalo-based media guy Matt Bove.

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For Matt, it’s being in France as a tourist as Les Bleus won the World Cup trophy. In fact, things were getting wild even before the match reached its conclusion.

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