Saudi Arabia have shaken the world by defeating Lionel Messi’s Argentine at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. The win is marked as the biggest win in the history of Saudi Arabian football, as the country has defeated tournament favourites Argentina 2-1.
The football heroes of Saudi Arabia have given the World Cup 2022 a memory that no one will ever forget, and Saudi Arabia’s victory against Argentina will be remembered for generations. Thousands of fans at the Lusail Stadium in Qatar cheered for Saudi Arabia.
Lionel Messi was able to put Argentina in the lead with a penalty in the 10th minute of the game before Saudi Arabia leveled the score through a goal from Saleh Al Shehri. In 54th minute of the game, Salem Al Dawsari scored a goal that wrote his name into the World Cup history books and put Saudi Arabia ahead of the South American giants.
The last 30 minutes of the match, and the additional 14 minutes of extra time saw Saudi Arabia defend against a devastating wave of attacks from Argentina, but Argentina failed to get the ball beyond the confident defenders of Saudi Arabia.
Famous Argentine players including Lautaro Martinez, Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi, and Lisandro Martinez were unable to score another goal, and the loss was one of the greatest upsets for Argentina in the World Cup.