Qatar 2022: Saudi Arabia stun Argentina in thrilling campaign
Kuala Lumpur: As the curtains came down on the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Saudi Arabia would have smiled even though they missed out on a place in the knockout stage.
Lionel Messi may have hoisted the trophy but history will show that Saudi Arabia not only were the last team to beat Argentina before they emerged champions for a third time but were also the side to end the South American side's 36-match unbeaten run heading into Qatar 2022.
The-AFC.com relives Saudi Arabia's thrilling adventure.
Kuala Lumpur: The curtains came down on the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on Sunday with Argentina lifting the trophy for a third time after a thrilling win over France at the Lusail Stadium.
In masterminding Argentina's triumph, Lionel Messi ensured his trophy cabinet now has the one title that he really craved.
While Messi and Argentina bask in glory, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 also saw Asia's cast making their impact felt in the global showpiece. The-AFC.com revisits the Asian performance, starting with Australia.