Saudi Arabia is now discussed in the football world after losing a strong team like Argentina. Saudi Arabia beat Argentina 2-1 at Qatar’s iconic Lusail Stadium on Tuesday.
The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Saudi Sports Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al Faisal enjoyed the match at Lusail Stadium that day. After the game, the Emir of Qatar greeted the Saudi flag in the gallery.
On the other hand, Saudi Crown Prince and the country’s Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman enjoyed the match with Argentina with family members.
In addition to expressing his joy at such an incredible success of his country’s players, the second most powerful person in Saudi prostrated and expressed his gratitude. His picture was published in the country’s state media.
Meanwhile, a public holiday has been declared in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to celebrate the victory over Argentina.
According to Arab News, King Salman has approved the holiday of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to celebrate the victory of the national team.
Saudi Press Agency reported that all public and private sector employees and students at all levels will have a holiday on this day.
Incidentally, Argentina lost 2-1 after conceding two goals in the span of five minutes after scoring early in their first match in Qatar World Cup on Tuesday.
Argentina is far ahead of Saudi Arabia in terms of strength, tradition, and success. It seemed so in the first half of the match.
But in the first 5 minutes of the second half, Saudi Arabia shocked the world. Saudi Arabia took a 2-1 lead with the goals of Saleh Alsehri and Salem Al Dawsari in just 5 minutes. Messi couldn’t avoid defeat because he couldn’t score any more goals.