Kylian Mbappe became the first teenager since Pele in 1958 to score a goal in a World Cup final to seal victory for Didier Deschamp's side.
Paul Pogba played 539 minutes in 6 matches in the World Cup - predominantly as part of a midfield two alongside the equally prodigious N'Golo Kante - as his partner in crime.
And Red Devils defender Ferdinand has admitted that he has been hugely impressed by the way Pogba has been performing for France at the World Cup.
During France's World Cup celebrations on Sunday, Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi told Pogba, "Remember to come to Juventus", during a live video on Instagram.
United re-signed Pogba in 2016 in a deal valued at £89 million from Juve, and an Italian publication Tuttosport claims could be on his way to his former club.
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The 25-year-old recently helped France win their second FIFA World Cup title in Russian Federation following their 4-2 victory over Croatia.
"I hope that he understands why he was so good", remarked Mourinho.
While the Red Devils have travelled to the United States for their pre-season tour, Pogba is resting after his exploits in Russian Federation.
"I did with him (Pogba) what I did with all my players". This provided the Les Bleus with an axis - that had everything it needed for the team to function around it; although not without its limitations. "So I think the future for him, together with that fantastic group of players in the national team can only be brilliant".
'They judge but I think the result speaks for itself.
Pogba netted six times in 37 appearances for United last season, while providing 10 assists across his Premier League outings.