Squad will also have reception with French president after night of national celebration

The French football team will stage a World Cup victory parade on an open-top bus down the Champs-Élysées before a reception with the president, Emmanuel Macron, as commentators said the frenzied football celebrations marked a new kind of patriotism.

About 1 million supporters gathered on the Paris avenue after the match on Sunday night, watching the Arc de Triomphe lit up in red, white and blue with the players’ names and towns projected on to it.

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