Barcelona players order Saudi food on diet cheat day

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Barcelona players had one diet cheat day during their stay in Saudi Arabia and used the opportunity to try traditional Saudi food, according to Mohammed Al-Sadiq, human resources manager at the hotel where the stars stayed.

For the latest updates, follow us on Twitter @ArabNewsSport He said that famous meals like kabsa, jareesh and qursan were among other delectable dishes provided to the players.

Al-Sadiq told Al-Ekhbariya channel that the players followed their usual strict diets on the other days. Barcelona won the Spanish Super Cup for the first time since the competition was revamped and moved to Saudi Arabia with a 3-1 victory over Real Madrid on Sunday.

Organized by the Saudi Ministry of Sport, the Kingdom hosted the tournament for the third time in a row as part of Diriyah Season celebrations.—Agencies