Rejoicing in Saudi Arabia, king declares public holiday

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Wednesday day off for all after national team’s win against Argentina

Saudi Arabia is jubilant after its incredible World Cup victory in Qatar against Lionel Messi’s Argentina. According to local media reports, King Salman has decided to celebrate the dream success by proclaiming a national holiday.

“Wednesday was announced as a public vacation for all employees and students in Saudi Arabia after the national team won a match against Argentina on Tuesday,” is the Saudi news agency note. “King Salman approved Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s suggestion to celebrate the national team’s victory with a vacation. All employees and students in the public and private sectors at all stages of education will have a vacation.”

Saudi Arabia bent Argentina 2-1 thanks to goals from Al-Shehri and Al-Dossari.

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