Antoine Griezmann joined Atletico Madrid in 2014 and scored 133 goals in 257 appearances, lifting the Europa League in 2018.
The Manchester United midfielder, who scored France's third goal in the 4-2 victory over Croatia, had donated them to a French charity.
Raheem Sterling's hat-trick saw England start their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign by hammering the Czech Republic 5-0.
A final vote on increasing the number of teams at the football showpiece would only be taken at a full Congress meeting in June.
FIFA is carrying out the study into increasing the number of teams by 16 in 2022.
NDTV brings to you a compilation of the major happenings from the world of football in 2018.
Luka Modric will be hoping to finally end the 10-year Ballon d'Or duopoly of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Olivier Giroud's 52nd-minute penalty gave France victory in a repeat of the two teams' World Cup quarter-final meeting in Russia.
The draw against Germany was enough to send the Netherlands into the Nations League knockout stages as Group One winners.
Georginio Wijnaldum struck on the stroke of half-time and the dazzling Memphis Depay chipped home a cheeky stoppage-time penalty to bag a win in Rotterdam.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba unveiled his new hairstyle but what he wrote in his caption left a lot of fans scratching their heads.
Karim Benzema, who has not played for France since being left out of the squad ahead of Euro 2016, has been dogged by controversy in previous years.
Leo D., who described himself as an agent of Karim Benzema, accused close friends of the Real Madrid forward of trying to grab him in Paris.
Loew insisted he was "very pleased" with the performance as Germany were much improved compared to the team that lost 3-0 against the Netherlands.
France were only 19th among the 32 teams in possession percentage, 16th in the total number of passes completed and 28th in distance covered per game.
Germany coach Joachim Loew has come under-fire following Germany's latest defeat, a 0-3 loss to the Netherlands.
France along with Germany and the Netherlands are placed in the Group A of the Nations League.