4-1 France wins pass hernandez assist shot kylian

#23 // Hernández → Mbappé France 4 – 1 Croatia

At first glance, more of a goal highlight than an assist.

And maybe so.

Kylian Mbappé—the first 19-year-old to score in a World Cup final since Pelé.

But it’s the last assist of this whole thing.

And, on second glance, one of the very best.

 

 

Continue reading “#23 // Hernández → Mbappé France 4 – 1 Croatia

Assist Goal Header Heading

#22 // Perišić → Mandžukić Croatia 2 – 1 England

This was the best game of the World Cup.

And one player, the best on the field.

Ivan Perišić.

Out of nothing, header-assisting Croatia into the final.

 

 

Continue reading “#22 // Perišić → Mandžukić Croatia 2 – 1 England

Denmark Croatia Round of 16 Penalties Modric Pass Assist

#19 Modrić → Rebić Croatia vs. Denmark

Maybe the greatest pass of the 2018 World Cup.

Croatia. Denmark. Round of 16. Extra time. 114th minute.

visionary ball slotted through the gap from Luka Modrić.

A sure goal on the way from Ante Rebić.

And then, that foul. An (outrageously) absent red card.

A missed penalty.

And the assist that wasn’t.

 

 

Continue reading “#19 Modrić → Rebić Croatia vs. Denmark