Croatia president celebrates World Cup win at NATO summit

Croatian President Kalinda Grabar-Kitarovic arrives for a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gather in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
U.S. President Donald Trump and Croatian President Kalinda Grabar-Kitarovic arrive at the Art and History Museum at the Park Cinquantenaire in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gathered in Brussels Wednesday for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (Benoit Doppagne/Pool Photo via AP)

BRUSSELS — It has been a successful NATO summit for Croatia President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. The World Cup took care of that.

With a come-from-behind 2-1 win over favored England, Grabar-Kitarovic could eat her NATO gala dinner with that bit more gusto late Wednesday.

"We followed the game over dinner," a beaming Grabar-Kitarovic said as she entered the last sessions of the NATO summit early Thursday.

"It was wonderful because all the allies were cheering for all of us, mostly," she said.

She was at the table together with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday and the two will meet again on Sunday — at the Moscow stadium where France plays Croatia in the final.

"This will be a successful summit and we will win on Sunday," Grabar-Kitarovic confidently predicted.

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