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World Cup 2022: Saudi players gave away luxury cars after defeating Argentina

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Nov 25, 2022

After Argentina became the victim of perhaps the biggest upset in World Cup history by losing to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, star player Lionel Messi said his team felt «dead.»

That makes him one of them, because the Saudis sure weren’t.

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Salem Al-Dawsari of Saudi Arabia is congratulated after scoring his team’s second goal during their World Cup Group C match against Argentina at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, on Tuesday.
(AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

In fact, the Saudi government made the next day a national holiday to celebrate the victory, but the players got the gift of a lifetime.

Each player was reportedly gifted a Rolls-Royce Ghost for disgust.

It was the first time that Saudi Arabia had won an opening game in the World Cup and his second win in his last five appearances. The team defeated Egypt 2-1 in the final match of the 2018 World Cup.

A 2010 Rolls-Royce Phantom is displayed during the grand opening of Jose Canseco's Showtime Car Wash in Las Vegas on October 26, 2019.

A 2010 Rolls-Royce Phantom is displayed during the grand opening of Jose Canseco’s Showtime Car Wash in Las Vegas on October 26, 2019.
(Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)

WORLD CUP 2022: SAUDI ARABIA ACHIEVES SHOCKING ANNOYING ABOVE ARGENTINA

Argentina entered the tournament ranked No. 3 in the FIFA rankings and were favorites to potentially win the tournament in what is considered Messi’s last World Cup run. It is the first time they have lost a first game since 1990.

According to action networkSaudi Arabia had +2300 underdogs while Argentina floated around -900 as the heavy favourite.

Salem Al-Dawsari of Saudi Arabia celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during their World Cup Group C match against Argentina at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, on Tuesday.

Salem Al-Dawsari of Saudi Arabia celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal during their World Cup Group C match against Argentina at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, on Tuesday.
(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

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List price for a 2023 Rolls Royce Phantom starts at nearly $460,000, according to car and driver.

The Saudis will take on Poland on Saturday at 8 am ET.

Fox News’ Paulina Dedaj contributed to this report.