France will triumph at upcoming World Cup in Russia, according to research by Lloyd’s.
The French won the FIFA tournament on home soil in 1998.
The global footballing spectacle kicks off on Thursday 14 June. Ahead of this Lloyd's has teamed up with the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) to rank the teams based on the collective insurable value of players.
The model correctly predicted that Germany would win its fourth trophy when the event was hosted in Brazil in 2014.