Antoine Griezmann said France were staying grounded after the protecting World Cup champions defeated Morocco 2-0 on Wednesday to set up a final in opposition to Argentina.
The Atletico Madrid attacker has thrived in a playmaking role for France on the World Cup in Qatar, where Les Bleus are trying to become the first group in 60 years to hold the name.
“Four years in the past after (the 1-0 semi-final win over) Belgium, I become crying, however now I’m already more focused on Sunday,” said Griezmann.
“Instead of celebrating attending to the final, we’re retaining our toes at the floor. We’re focused on recovering well and getting ready for the sport.”
An early aim from left-lower back Theo Hernandez and a past due 2d from Randal Kolo Muani put France into a fourth World Cup very last in seven tournaments, ending Morocco’s brave run.
“The Moroccans inspired me. They were set up very well tactically, defensively, offensively. After 1/2-time they created a whole lot of troubles for us,” stated Griezmann.
“The truth we scored an early purpose made matters less complicated for us as well. The 2d goal made it greater relaxed for us. These fits are difficult, they may be decided by means of the small info.”
France will tackle Lionel Messi and Argentina in Sunday’s final at Lusail Stadium.
“Any team with Messi is a very exceptional proposition,” said Griezmann, a former team-mate of the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner at Barcelona.
“We recognise how Argentina play. They’re a hard crew to play and that they seem to be on top form.
“It isn’t always most effective Messi. They have a strong aspect round him. We comprehend it’s going to be a tough game and they’re going to have quite a few supporters with them.