In the biggest upset of FIFA World Cup 2022, Saudi Arabia managed to stun the favourites to win the tournament Argentina by handing them an embarrassing 2-1 defeat. The loss was even more shocking for Argentina and their fans as Lionel Messi had managed to put the team in the lead by converting a penalty in the 10th minute of the match. Yet it was the Falcons who found a way to fight back and scored 2 goals against Argentina who were clearly the second-best, especially in the second half of the match.
As fans took to social media to react to different ways after the biggest talking point in the world of sports on Tuesday, the antics of a fan present at the venue has made it's way to social media and is going viral. A disappointed Argentina supporter was seen swapping his Argentina shirt for Saudi Arabia one after they took the lead against Messi & Co.
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Saleh Al-Shehri and Salem Al-Dawsari goals on Tuesday proved enough for Saudi Arabia to achieve what will be a massive moment in their sporting history.
Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid: "A deserved victory.. combative performance.. Arab joy.. congratulations to the Saudi national team.. who made us happy, entertained, and made us happy...," moments after the final whistle.
Notably, this is the first FIFA World Cup to be held in the Middle East and Saudi Arabia's win against a team ranked number 2 in the world is a significant statement to the world.