Saudi Arabia did not submit a bid to organize 2030 World Cup: Sports Minister

Saudi Minister of Sports, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, stated that his country did not submit a bid to organize the 2030 World Cup.

In his statements to the US network CNN, the Minister of Sports stated that at present the focus is on the two files of the Kingdom hosting the Asian Cup for men in 2027 and women in 2025.

Al-Faisal pointed out that stadiums and infrastructure are being prepared to host these significant events.

“We surprised the whole world by defeating Argentina and presented a global performance, stressing that it was incredible and that he is happy because of all the efforts that have been made, and all the sacrifices in the past two years have shown their results to the whole world,” Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki added.

The Minister of Sports revealed the details of the case of the national team player, Yasser Al-Shahrani, saying that he suffered a facial fracture.

 “I visited him in the hospital, and he underwent surgery, and now he is fine, praise be to God.” He spoke.

Saudi footballer Yasser al-Shahrani was moved from the hospital in Doha to Riyadh on Wednesday where he will undergo surgery following a gruesome clash with goalkeeper Mohammed al-Owais during the team’s World Cup match with Argentina on Tuesday.

Yasser Al-Shahrani of Saudi Arabia was treated in a hospital room in Hamad Medical City in Qatar, where he sustained serious injuries during the Saudi Arabia and Argentina game, which ended with a thrilling Saudi victory with two goals to one for Argentina, scored by Lionel Messi from a penalty kick, in the first-round matches of Group C of the Qatar World Cup 2022 Championship.

During a brief video, Yasser Al-Shahrani spoke with difficulty and reassured the Saudi public about his health condition, asking them to pray for him, and at the same time congratulating his teammates on the victory over the Argentine national team.

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