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Saudi Arabia fans do Cristiano Ronaldos SUIII celebration after beating Messis Argentina

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Saudi Arabia fans were filmed doing Cristiano Ronaldo’s famous ‘SUIII’ celebration after watching their national team beat Argentina 2-1 at the 2022 World Cup.

In one of the biggest upsets in the competition’s history, Saudi Arabia came from behind to secure a stunning victory.

Lionel Messi opened the scoring for Argentina, one of the pre-tournament favourites, but two goals in five second-half minutes from Saleh Al-Shehri and Salem Al-Dawsari turned the game on its head.

Argentina still had over half-an-hour to fight back, but the reigning South American champions were unable to score the equalising goal.

Read more: Saudi Arabia beat Lionel Messi’s Argentina in major 2022 World Cup upset

Will Argentina still qualify for the World Cup knockout stages?

The shock result means Argentina are now far from certain to qualify for the knockout stages.

They will need to avoid defeat in their next two matches against Mexico and Poland to avoid the humiliating scenario of being knocked out in the group stages of what looks set to be Messi’s final World Cup.

There were euphoric scenes of celebration inside the Saudi dressing room at the Lusail Iconic Stadium after full-time.

Saudi Arabia celebrate their win vs ArgentinaLUSAIL CITY, QATAR – NOVEMBER 22: Saudi Arabia players celebrate the 2-1 win during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C match between Argentina and Saudi Arabia at Lusail Stadium on November 22, 2022 in Lusail City, Qatar. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Video: Saudi Arabia fans do Cristiano Ronaldo’s celebration

Meanwhile, Saudi fans leaving the ground couldn’t resist winding up their Saudi counterparts, emulating Ronaldo’s most famous celebration.

The footage has gone viral on social media and you can watch it here:

You have to admire the s**thousery.

However, there’s no doubt that Messi will now be even more determined to drag Argentina through to the latter stages of the 2022 World Cup.

Write him and his Argentina teammates off at your peril.

Lionel Messi failed to prevent Argentina losing 2-1 to Saudi ArabiaLUSAIL CITY, QATAR – NOVEMBER 22: Lionel Messi of Argentina reacts during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C match between Argentina and Saudi Arabia at Lusail Stadium on November 22, 2022 in Lusail City, Qatar. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

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When does Cristiano Ronaldo play his first 2022 World Cup game?

As for Ronaldo, the Manchester United star gets his World Cup campaign underway with Portugal against Ghana on Thursday.

Portugal superstar Cristiano RonaldoDOHA, QATAR – NOVEMBER 21: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal reacts during the Portugal Training Session at Al Shahaniya SC training centre on November 21, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Chri…

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