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Saudi Arabia coach Herve Renard has denied rumours that the country's royal family gifted every player a Rolls Royce after their famous win against Argentina.
A claim on social media said that each member of the 26-man squad was to receive a Rolls Royce Phantom from crown prince Mohammed bin Salman after their 2-1 win on Tuesday.
It has since emerged that the rumour originated from an ill-informed Pakistani dentist and social media influencer, who spread the story on Twitter where it picked up traction.
Renard has gone on record to deny the story, stating that his players are not in line to receive the vehicles.
The 54-year-old Frenchman said: 'There is nothing true about this. We have a very serious federation and ministry of sport and it is not the time to get something at this moment.'
Renard added: 'I don’t know if you remember the press conference before Argentina. I said