17 Hilarious Mexico vs. Chile Memes You May Have Missed While You Were Mourning
Mexico’s soccer team suffered one of the most humiliating defeats in its history at this year’s Copa América, losing 7-0 to a dominant Chile squad in the quarterfinals. Mexico, considered one of the favorites at the tourney — they were basically the second home team — completely fell apart after two first half goals, allowing Chile to score five more in the second half. After final whistle mercifully blew, Mexico’s coach and several players apologized to fans for their performance. And of course, the Internet was there to hilariously rub salt in Mexico’s wounds.
The one-sided match remind some people of Edgar’s familiar catchphrase:
— Bryan Sandoval (@TheRealSandoval) June 19, 2016
Mexico’s infamous chant was changed to actually make it relevant:
Some people attempted to look at the bright side of the situation:
List of all the things Mexico has done right this game.. pic.twitter.com/uucoaTDkRA
— omar.j (@tellohh) June 19, 2016
And others contemplated giving up chile.
Like, for real.
Of course, there were Crying Jordan memes everywhere. Here’s a team photo:
— Crying Jordan (@CryingJordan) June 19, 2016
An updated flag of Mexico…
Mexico right now????? pic.twitter.com/GCbvniZL56
— True Soccer Life (@TrueSCRLife) June 19, 2016
A revised map of Mexico…
And it wouldn’t be complete without a shot of Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio.
Some people empathized with Brazil, who lost 7-1 to Germany at the 2014 World Cup.
— Diego Ibarra (@DiegoI13) June 19, 2016
Others tweeted out shots of Mexico’s new home jersey.
There was this spot-on recap of Mexico’s tactics.
Some suggested a new idea for a Disney movie…
And others wished for a few Mexico legends to return…
There was no denying that the loss would leave a few emotional scars…
— Fut Mex Nation (@FutMexNation) June 19, 2016
So Mexican fans and Brazilian fans hugged it out to ease the pain.
And this GIF summed up the wide range of emotions felt by Mexican fans after the loss.
— Caitlin Murray (@caitlinmurr) June 19, 2016