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Saudi Arabia fans mimic Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘SIU’ celebration

Saudi Arabia fans mimic Cristiano Ronaldo's 'SIU' celebration after beating Lionel Messi's Argentina


Saudi Arabia fans mimic Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘SIU’ celebration after beating Lionel Messi’s Argentina

Saudi Arabia defeated one of the tournament favorites and the defending champion of South America by a score of 2-1.T

The fans of KSA chose to make fun of Lionel Messi and Argentina for losing their first match of the World Cup by mimicking the famous “SIU celebration that Cristiano Ronaldo uses.

The Saudi Arabian national football team, which was rated 51st by FIFA and had previously lost the World Cup by scores of 5-0 and 8-0 during the course of its history, fought back to claim an astounding 2-1 triumph that will go down as one of the greatest upsets in the history of any sport.

The Saudi Arabia fans celebration was taking place outside of the Lusail stadium:

An unplanned rendition of the celebration was taking place outside of the Lusail stadium as Saudi supporters were rejoicing after their team’s stunning victory over a squad that was considered to be among the favorites to win the competition.


The fans can be seen in the video having a great time participating in an improvised version of the celebration that took place following the unexpected win. Ronaldo is known for his one-of-a-kind celebrations after scoring goals. The player makes a large leap, performs a pirouette while in the air, and yells “SIU!” It’s a way of saying “Yes” in Spanish.


What exactly is SIU?

Siu! Is Ronaldo’s hallmark goal celebration. It includes him leaping really high and performing a pirouette while he is in the air, and then it has him yelling “si!” when he lands. This word, which can also be spelled as “SIU,” means “Yes” in Spanish. During the ceremony for the 2014 Ballon d’Or, after he had defeated Lionel Messi and won the trophy, he yelled “siiii!” at one point. On stage.

"Saudi Arabia fans mimic Cristiano Ronaldo's 'SIU' celebration"
Daily Mail: KSA fans mimic Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘SIU’ celebration

The comeback by KSA joins the list of past great upsets that have occurred at the World Cup: victory by Cameroon over Argentina, led by Diego Maradona, in the opening game of the 1990 World Cup; victory by Senegal over titleholder France, also by a score of 1-0, in the opening game of the 2002 tournament; victory by the United States over England, also by a score of 1-0, in the 1950 World Cup; and so on.

The Saudi Arabian team achieved a historic result in the first World Cup to be played in the Middle East thanks to two goals scored within a span of five minutes early in the second half by Saleh Alshehri and Salem Aldawsari. The Saudis previously held the record for their largest victory with a 1-0 victory over Belgium at the 1994 World Cup.

After the final whistle, Lionel Messi, now 35 years old and playing in his fifth World Cup for Argentina, scratched the side of his head and shook hands with a member of the coaching staff for KSA. Messi is likely playing in his final World Cup.

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