In sports, the victory of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia united the Arab and Islamic countries, especially the Arab ones. According to the US newspaper The Washington Post, Arab people celebrated by carrying Saudi flags and circling them in the streets and public squares.
This was to celebrate the stunning Saudi victory over two versions of the Argentine national team, the first candidate to win the world title.
As a result of this global victory, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques made a decision to leave one day today, Wednesday. This is to celebrate this victory with all government agencies and the private sector.
Using his Twitter account, His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Salman bin Abdulaziz posted the heartfelt joy of His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, who was watching the match.
The published photos showed the Saudi Crown Prince’s delight at the magnificent Saudi victory.
The Washington Post wrote a report titled “Saudi Arabia’s victory in the World Cup over Argentina unites the divided Middle East with celebrations,” where it highlighted that “the 2-1 result was celebrated by Muslims and Arabs everywhere.”
Across the United States, Europe, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East, people found pride and joy in Saudi Arabia’s victory over a team that was reputed to be much stronger, according to The Washington Post.
Meanwhile, the UK-based newspaper “Daily Mail” published a report in which it said: “The shock of disbelief was the reaction of the Argentine fans after Lionel Messi and his colleagues suffered one of the biggest upsets in the history of the World Cup with a surprising defeat against the Saudi national team.