As the players lined up to collect their gold and silver medals, Vladimir Putin stood alongside French president Emmanuel Macron and Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, who were greeting their own players.
Croatia will face France in the final of the World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium on July 15.
Asked about his in-game chatter with VIP guests, Infantino said: "When we are here we don't speak about politics, we speak about football".
"I'm grateful to the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and Qatar Tourism Authority for helping a large number of sports lovers watch and keenly follow the World Cup from the beginning". I'm sure we'll also need Argentina in the next World Cup, ' said the FIFA President.
Russia's World Cup organizers said on Saturday that the tournament had so far been a success and would help to improve the country's image overseas.
He added this passion, emotion, love, family and unity were sentiments felt in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and will be transferred to Qatar in 2022.
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France defeats Croatia in World Cup final
Going to extra-time might be a problem along with the fact France have had an extra day to recover but there will be no excuses. Croatia certainly felt hard done by but they had ample time to recover because, incredibly, it was still only halftime.
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Croatia will be taking a step into the unknown when they tackle France in Sunday's World Cup final at the Luzhniki Stadium. We have some minor injuries but I hope we will overcome those today and all my players will be ready to play.
"You see that we did our best to welcome any fans from any country, from any corner of the world", he said.
But Ms Lipman adds "the Russian government will not change its policies domestic or foreign" and she believes the World Cup will have done nothing to counter the West's view of Russia as a malign state. How many times have you written or talked about controversial offside goals?
Organisers have been praised for an efficient running of the tournament across the 11 host cities, while there have been few recorded incidents of travelling fans being subjected to the sort of racial or homophobic harassment that was initially feared.
Infantino did not give any new information on the whether the first 48-team tournament would be in Qatar in 2022 instead of in 2026 as originally planned, saying only it would be discussed in the coming months.
"VAR is cleaning football, helping referees to make the right decisions in a very hard job".
The draw for the 2022 World Cup is expected to take place in April 2022.