Ryan Mayer

The beginning of the Saudi Arabia men’s national team’s World Cup experience hasn’t exactly been smooth. The Saudis opened tournament play with a 5-0 loss to host country Russia last Thursday and then on Monday, the team’s flight to Rostov was rocky with the plane catching fire in midair.

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The plane did land safely and no one was injured in the incident, but video of the plane in flight surfaced on Twitter and it’s frightening.

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The Saudi Football Association issued a statement following the incident reassuring everyone that all members of the team had arrived safely in Rostov-on-Don.

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The team is preparing for its second match of the tournament as they will meet Uruguay in Group A play on Wednesday before wrapping up group play on Monday, June 25th against Egypt.