Saudi Arabia King orders November 23 to be holiday after victory over Argentina in World Cup opener

Saudi Arabia King orders November 23 to be holiday after victory over Argentina in World Cup opener

Following the 2-1 victory over Argentina in their 2022 FIFA World Cup opening game, Saudi Arabia’s King, Salim bin Abdulaziz has directed tomorrow be made a holiday.

Saudi Arabia made a daring statement in Group C earlier on Tuesday, coming from behind to beat the South Americans.

Saudi Arabia, who’re ranked 51st in the FIFA rating, might have been achieved and dusted in the primary half as Lionel Messi opened the scoring from the penalty spot before Argentina had three goals dominated out for offside.

However, the Green Falcons flipped the game on its head in a shocking 10-minute interval after recess, with Saleh Al-Shehri levelling with a low effort and Salem Al Dawsari firing them forward to spark pandemonium in the stands.

The outcome additionally noticed Saudi Arabia finish Lionel (*23*)’s facet’s 36-game unbeaten streak throughout all competitors.

Following the tip of the game, Salim bin Abdulaziz, who’s the King of Saudi Arabia, ordered Wednesday, November 23, be made a holiday for all workers and students as they benefit from the victory.

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