Saudi Arabia declares public holiday to mark World Cup win over Argentina

Region rejoices as Saudi team ‘writes history’ against South American powerhouse in group stage

Saudi Arabia has said Wednesday will be a national holiday as, on the Jeddah Corniche by the Red Sea, in the heart of the capital Riyadh and in towns and villages across the country, its seismic 2-1 World Cup win over Lionel Messi’s Argentina was celebrated as a coming of age.

The national football side’s remarkable victory was being seen as both a triumph on the pitch and a huge moment on the global sports stage, where the regional power has long sought a place in the spotlight.

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@MdsameerSheik13

RT @ndtv: Saudi Arabia Declares Public Holiday After Historic #FIFAWorldCup Win: Report https://t.co/wQDLTsmSEY https://t.co/9bmZhHfZA8

Posted on: 2022-11-29 12:31

@LawrenceJeffr10

Saudi Arabia Celebrates Today A Public Holiday After World Cup Triumph Against Argentina – https://t.co/aK7npN84sf https://t.co/dZKLBc5Dbb

Posted on: 2022-11-28 21:47

@albassammuneer1

RT @Jamal_Atamimi: كتبت الجارديان، عم الفرح المنطقة (العربية) عندما كتب المنتخب #السعودي التاريخ ضد القوة الأمريكية الجنوبية في #كأس_العا…

Posted on: 2022-11-28 20:01

@MyNameIsMachine

Saudi Arabia celebrates the big win over Argentina & declares public holiday https://t.co/4IqBZA94RN

Posted on: 2022-11-27 23:27

@mesasman18

After the amazing win from Saudi Arabia over World Cup favorites, Argentina, Saudi Arabia declared the next day a n… https://t.co/hbdB8hdj0Q

Posted on: 2022-11-26 21:41

@FinDelaney2

World Cup Jaw Dropper. Saudi Arabia declares public holiday after shock Argentina win | Qatar World Cup 2022 News |… https://t.co/XmTace2dzB

Posted on: 2022-11-26 19:04

@fiaaax11

So Saudi Arabia declares a public holiday bc their team won the other day woww

Posted on: 2022-11-26 12:53

@Tooting77

Love this! people coming together to celebrate country regardless or gender Let’s celebrate what unites us! not fig… https://t.co/b3kYUHtDkY

Posted on: 2022-11-26 02:20

@punbafortress

RT @hiroshiyamaoka: 昨日アルゼンチンに勝ったサウジは今日は祝日だそうだ。 時に独裁主義はやることが大胆だな。 多分選手は皆豪邸建ててもらうんだろうな。国に。 Saudi Arabia declares public holiday after histo…

Posted on: 2022-11-26 01:29

@Sodus_Species

RT @sodustrends: Saudi Arabia, King Salman announced a snap public holiday for workers in the public and private sectors, as well as studen…

Posted on: 2022-11-25 20:30

@FaizaHaq2

RT @SubboorAhmad: Fantastic win yesterday Mashallah 🤩 https://t.co/acv7Xos63T

Posted on: 2022-11-25 18:58

@Ejaz4School

https://t.co/nmCdi3iB8O Saudi Arabia celebrates huge win against Argentina in the 2022 World Cup. They have beaten… https://t.co/mpjXhqIN0F

Posted on: 2022-11-25 17:52

@DarkoSteel

The poor messi :) Saudi Arabia declares public holiday after shock Argentina win https://t.co/lfWsrbfczg via @AJEnglish

Posted on: 2022-11-25 17:37

@MarinaC38712998

RT @HSajwanization: Saudi Arabia declares public holiday after historic Fifa World Cup win 👏🏼💚🇸🇦

Posted on: 2022-11-25 16:02

@spsammy

@ArgyleBecky It's the beauty of football. It is a low scoring game so some lucky shots on target and a bad 5 mins… https://t.co/qXY14SOFTi

Posted on: 2022-11-25 11:48

@WordsByFrank

Saudi Arabia declares public holiday to mark World Cup win over Argentina https://t.co/BIfBHeJIe0

Posted on: 2022-11-25 02:38

@Vizorobinley

RT @CBSNews: The public holiday will be for all state employees "and the private sector, and male and female students in all educational st…

Posted on: 2022-11-25 02:22

@dr_shibley

RT @SkyNewsBreak: Saudi Arabia declares a public holiday following the team's victory over Argentina at the World Cup For more on this and…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 21:20

@Vizorobinley

RT @CBSNews: King Salman of Saudi Arabia declared a public holiday in the country to mark the national team's stunning victory over Lionel…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 20:39

@kelvink34634867

RT @StandardKenya: Saudi Arabia King Salman declares tomorrow a public holiday to celebrate the country's 2-1 Group Stage win against Argen…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 19:45

@ScSacsc19

RT @SergioSarmiento: Arabia Saudita declara un feriado nacional tras el triunfo contra Argentina. Se aplica a todos los empleados públicos…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 19:11

@gitaubenjaah

RT @TheStarKenya: Saudi Arabia King Salman declares Wednesday, November 23 a public holiday to celebrate the country's 2-1 World Cup win ov…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 18:13

@abati1990

RT @abati1990: Qatar 2022: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Declares Public Holiday To Celebrate Historic Win Over Argentina #Nigeria #Chioma #…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 16:21

@ChoushiChoshi

RT @MothershipSG: Saudi Arabia declares Wed, Nov. 23 a public holiday after beating Argentina 2-1 at World Cup https://t.co/PKhnnRZOHc http…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 16:02

@ln24_7

World Cup: Saudi Arabia Declares Public Holiday After Historic Victory Over Argentina https://t.co/C60dVYJqV5

Posted on: 2022-11-24 15:41

@ckeron5

RT @JamaicaGleaner: Saudi King Salman has announced a snap public holiday for all workers and students in the kingdom following Saudi Arabi…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 14:24

@varun18vijay

RT @guardiannews: Saudi Arabia declares public holiday to mark World Cup win over Argentina https://t.co/7Z76ux2SLH

Posted on: 2022-11-24 14:07

@shiluvatiyanijr

RT @duncanHustlerNa: Saudi Arabia King Salman declares Wednesday, November 23 a public holiday to celebrate the country's 2-1 World Cup win…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 14:00

@Bode_Bankz

RT @CBSNews: King Salman of Saudi Arabia declared a public holiday in the country to mark the national team's stunning victory over Lionel…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 12:56

@GOSaudiNews

Saudi Arabia declares public holiday after Argentina win at World Cup https://t.co/YE0jcAiUmX https://t.co/p89ggdClId

Posted on: 2022-11-24 12:06

@T_Peters27

https://t.co/d2y5wl4FzW #SaudiArabia #teamsaudiarabia #Argentina #TeamArgentina

Posted on: 2022-11-24 11:48

@T_Peters27

Saudi Arabia declares public holiday to mark World Cup win over Argentina | World Cup 2022 | The Guardian https://t.co/d2y5wl4FzW

Posted on: 2022-11-24 11:48

@sunfishhie

RT @CBSNews: King Salman of Saudi Arabia declared a public holiday in the country to mark the national team's stunning victory over Lionel…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 11:45

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Posted on: 2022-11-24 11:18

@Sqmilan

RT @vanguardngrnews: Saudi Arabia's King Salman has publicly announced that there will be a public holiday in the country on Wednesday afte…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 11:14