Saudi Arabia produced one of the biggest surprises in a long time at a World Cup on Tuesday when they managed to defeat the mighty Lionel Messi and Argentina 2-1.
It triggered wild jubilation among the fans in attendance, and in Saudi Arabia they can now also spend the whole of Wednesday celebrating the great sensation.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has thus made Wednesday a day off for all employees in both the private and public sectors as well as students because of the victory. This is written by the news agency dpa.
In the wake of the great triumph, it has also become free to enter three theme parks in Saudi Arabia.
The unexpected victory came after Saudi Arabia turned 0-1 to 2-1 shortly into the second half.
In five golden minutes, the Saudi Arabians scored two goals, and thus managed to take home the victory.