Saudi Arabia surprised Argentina in one of the greatest World Cup surprises ever

One of the 2022 World Cup favorites will have to battle to advance past the group stage.

Saudi Arabia defeated Argentina 2-1 in the opening round of Group C play on Tuesday morning.

Saudi Arabia celebrates a score against Argentina
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Lionel Messi looks devastated in Argentina’s defeat against Saudi Arabia.
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Lionel Messi’s early penalty shot goal gave Argentina a 1-0 advantage. However, Saudi Arabia scored two goals early in the second half courtesy of Saleh Al-Shehri and Salem Al-Dawsari and held on to the advantage to seal the major shock.

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