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12:00 AM, July 13, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:42 PM, July 13, 2018

Caught in a landslide

At Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium to record proceedings from behind his camera, Agence France-Presse snapper Yuri Cortez became part of the action after Mario Mandžukić scored what proved to be the winning goal deep into extra-time.

"I was just changing my lens as the players ran towards me. They just kept coming towards me and they fell on me! It was a crazy moment, they were delighted. Then they suddenly realised that I was underneath them. Then they asked me if I was OK. Another one picked up my lens and another player (Domagoj Vida) gave me a kiss," AFP photographer Yuri Cortez said.

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