The news, which made waves online, generated a lot of attention after their historic 2:1 win against the “La Albiceleste” of Argentina.
But Saleh,29, who plays as a striker for Al-Hilal Saudi, during a pre match interview refuted the claims by stating that “it’s not true”
He further indicated that “we are here to serve our country and do the best, so that is our biggest achievement. That’s our reward “.
Below is an excerpt from the pre-match interview session.
The Saudi Arabians are set to lock horns with Poland in their second group stage match at the Educational City stadium in Al Rayyan this afternoon at 1pm GMT.