Saudi Arabia declare national holiday after shock win over Argentina

As confirmed by The Athletic, Saudi Arabia have confirmed that the Middle Eastern nation will be given a national holiday tomorrow following their shock 2-1 World Cup win over Argentina in Qatar today.

The Saudi Press Agency have stated that King Salman has approved the suggestion by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the country to have a ‘celebration day’ following the come back win over Lionel Messi and Co.

All public and private sector employees as well as students in every level of the Saudi educational system with be given a holiday to celebrate Hervé Renard’s side shocking Argentina, and the world, with two superb finishes and a wave of pressing, aggression and intensity after the break before then producing some brilliant last-ditch defending.

Argentina badly struggled for ideas having taken the lead in a one-sided first half before second half goals from Salem Al-Dawsari and Saleh Al-Shehri resulted in the greatest day of Saudi Arabia’s World Cup history.


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