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France's last World Cup hero using expertise to help Belgium reach final

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - The first time Antoine Griezmann met Thierry Henry he was 7. Henry had just helped France to its only World Cup title and Griezmann, who could barely reach the player's waist on tippy-toes, wanted an autograph.

Had a video of the meeting not surfaced recently, the moment might have been forgotten to all but Griezmann. In it Griezmann and a pint-sized friend chase down Henry and, after bending over to sign a soccer

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