Jubilant Saudi Arabia Fans Celebrate Goal Against Argentina in World Cup Upset

Saudi Arabia football fans celebrated on Tuesday, November 22, shortly before the country claimed a surprising 2-1 victory against tournament favorite Argentina in their opening match at the World Cup 2022.

Footage captured by Mosab Rabah shows the crowd’s reaction in the FIFA Fan Festival area in Doha to one of two goals scored by Saudi Arabia during the game.

The defeat piles the pressure on Argentina, who face Mexico in their next scheduled game, while Saudi Arabia play Poland. Both games are slated for November 26. Credit: Mosab Rabah via Storyful

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