The king of saudi arabia, Salman bin Abdulazizdecreed that this Wednesday will be a holiday throughout the country on the occasion of “the victory of the Saudi team against the Argentine team in the World Cup”reported the official news agency of the Arab country SPA.

The king “decreed that tomorrow, Wednesday, will be a holiday for all public and private sectors in the country, as well as for all students”according to a court statement reproduced by SPA.

He also added that the decision was made after the monarch accepted the suggestion of his son, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, Mohamed bin Salman.

$!The unexpected victory ended the Albiceleste's streak of 36 games without losing.

The unexpected victory ended the Albiceleste’s run of 36 games without losing.

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the streets of Riyadh and other cities of the country erupted in jubilation after theThe victory of his team against the Argentina of Leo Messia historical milestone that was received, at the same time, with great disbelief among the Saudis, who considered themselves without options to even compete in this duel.

The unexpected victory, which ended the streak of the Albiceleste of 36 games without losing, It was also the fourth in the history of Saudi Arabia in its participation in the World Cups.

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$!Saudi Arabia players celebrate a goal in a group stage match of the Qatar 2022 Soccer World Cup between Argentina and Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabian players celebrate a goal in a group stage match of the Qatar 2022 Soccer World Cup between Argentina and Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi authorities were not slow to react either. The boss of the Saudi Arabian Entertainment Authority and owner of Almeria, Turki al Sheikhannounced on Twitter that access to two recreational parks in Riyadh would be free on Tuesday to mark the occasion.

Likewise, the prince saudi Saud bin Salmanbrother of Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohamed bin Salmán, published a photograph on social networks in which they were seen hugging and kissing with much effusiveness

(With information from EFE)

Source: Vanguardia

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