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Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin didn't take part in their victory - much to team-mate Luke Shaw's disappointment - but described it as a "perfect" night for Didier Deschamps' men, who look clear favourites to top Group E.
Their European neighbours - and group rivals - Switzerland were also feeling distinctly happy after a last-gasp win over Ecuador earlier on Sunday, as Johan Djourou spent Father's Day celebrating with his dad after the game.
With the Netherlands camp also spotted in high spirits and the Germany and Belgium squads looking ahead to their opening fixtures, Goal rounds up the best of the World Cup on social media...
|SWISS ON A ROLL?... Celebrations over late winner
June 15, 2014
Yessss 2:1 great victory!!! congratulation to our team!! And thank u fans from all the world for the support! Flm... http://t.co/GHTZOxGFc2— Xherdan Shaqiri (@XS_11official) June 15, 2014
|THREE OF THE BEST... France start in style
Nice start !! Good to win the first one and thanks for your support !!#ToonArmy— Mathieu Debuchy (@MatDebuchy) June 15, 2014
Bring @SchneiderlinMo4 on