“This was one of the great World Cup shocks, up there with Senegal beating France in 2002, Algeria beating West Germany in 1982 and the USA beating England in 1950. This was only Saudi Arabia’s fourth win in 17 World Cup matches.” The World Cup has its first major upset and it could be one of the bigger upsets in tournament history. Saudi Arabia shocked Argentina.

+ Argentina hasn’t won a World Cup in 36 years. Some fans think a curse is to blame. “According to the myth, the players went to visit the Virgin of Copacabana in Tilcara and asked for a blessing. They allegedly made a promise to return to the Virgin and thank her if they won the World Cup title that year. They won, but the promise was ultimately not fulfilled.”