Jeddah: Saudi Arabia were thrilled to defeat Argentina in their first match at the World Cup in Qatar. All of Saudi Arabia is celebrating the realization of their dream on Arab soil. Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al Faisal (Minister of Sports) expressed his joy at the success of the Saudi team. He had been invited to the game by his minister. He was delighted when Saudi scored two goals, creating new history. Social media has already seen images of Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Turki celebrating as Salih Al Shiehri and Salem Al Dosari scored their goals.
The Saudi competition received great enthusiasm. Today, government employees had the opportunity to view the match from their offices. Private institutions also have prepared for the opportunity to view the match. Expats were also invited to support the team and watch the match in Saudi Arabia. Head of the General Entertainment Authority Councilor Turki Al Sheikh announced today that Riyadh Boulevard City and Boulevard World will be open to all in celebration of the win. FIFA called the historic victory of the Saudi national team over Argentina a shock. FIFA accounts described the match as “one of the greatest shocks in World Cup history.”
In the 48th minute, Salih Al Shehri scored for Saudi the first goal. Salim Al Dausari, Argentina’s second goal scorer, scored in the 53rd minute. Argentina got a goal thanks to Lionel Messi’s penalty. In the 10th minute, Paredes was fouled inside the box by Al Bulayahi. Argentina received a penalty chance. Messi began shooting at the opposing goal post in the second minute. Argentina’s Gomez failed to score in the 21st minute. Lautaro Martinez of Argentina made a goal in the 27th minute. However, the referee ruled against him.
Martinez and De Paul also failed to score in the 42nd minute. In the 45th minute, Nawaf al Abid was injured and was replaced by Salmanal Faraj. Argentina made two substitutions at the 59th minute. Julian Alvarez replaces Alejandria Gomez and Enzo Fernandez replaces Leandro Parades. The entire Arab world was excited by the victory of Saudi Arabia. Celebrations are ongoing all over the world. Even Malayalees in Saudi Arabia who are Argentina-loving Malayalees are celebrating the victory of their motherland.