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Paris Metro changes stations for World Cup winners


The Paris Metro has temporarily renamed six stations in honour of France's World Cup victors, BBC reports.

The French coach's name features at two stops. Notre-Dame des Champs becomes Notre Didier Deschamps while one of the central stops is renamed Deschamps Elysées-Clémenceau.

Victor Hugo station has been temporarily changed to Victor Hugo Lloris, after the France goalkeeper, while Bercy was being renamed Bercy Les Bleus, and Charles de Gaulle-Etoile was changing to On a 2 Etoiles (We've got 2 stars).

The World Cup winners will take an open-top bus along the central avenue in the heart of Paris later today, July 16.
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