Croatia are in their first ever World Cup final, and have become the 13th different nation to appear in the showpiece event in the process.

France, on the other hand, are in their third final, having won one and lost the other.

Croatia have had a rocky ride to the World Cup final, a comfortable group stage turned into a brutal knockout round as the Vatreni needed 2 penalty shoot outs and another lot of extra time to come through.

Ahead of Croatia’s debut, we take a look at how other first time finalists perform in the World Cup final: