Saudi Arabia declares public holiday after stunning World Cup defeat over Argentina

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The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has declared Wednesday a public holiday in the country following Saudi Arabia’s 2-1 win against Argentina at the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

A Twitter post shared on Saudi Gazzette, Tuesday evening reads; “King Salman orders that tomorrow, Wednesday, will be a holiday for all employees in public and private sectors as well as students in all phases of education in celebration of #SaudiArabia’s stunning victory against Argentina in #WorldCup2022.”

The match saw the Arabian side shockingly defeat World Cup shooting stars, Argentina in Group C after an unbelievable performance from Saudi Arabia.