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Soccer Fans Across The Internet Are Showing Their Immense Pride After Witnessing Mexico’s Win Against Germany On Sunday

On Sunday, June 16, Mexico played against Germany in their first World Cup match. And to be honest, many Mexico fans were nervous about this match because they thought Germany would dominate and take the win. However, the tables turned and Mexico won the match 1-0, which left fans emotionally overwhelmed.

Here are just a few photos that show the immense joy fans felt after Mexico’s victory.

One of the very first celebrations that went viral across the internet was the one of Javier Hernández aka Chicharito.

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As soon as the referee blew the whistle indicating the end of the game, Chicharito couldn’t help but break down in tears. Even though he did not score any goals in the match against Germany, as the well-known striker that he is, he still appreciated their well-earned victory.

With a black and white sombrero on his head, internet sensation Juanpa Zurita also showed his pride and excitement about Mexico’s victory.

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In an Instagram post, Zurita shared, “Wow! Para todas las personas que decían que Mexico no iba a ganar, pues aquí lo tienen. Un esfuerzo, amor y pasión de un gran equipo poniendo todo en la cancha y una prueba de que con trabajo y dedicación todo se puede!”

Actor and director Edward James Olmos was also caught in the midst of his exciting celebration.

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Olmos celebrated with his friends and family, and as you can tell by his reaction in the photo, he was overwhelmed with so much joy.

Actor Gael García Bernal joined in on the fun as well and shared an image of him wearing Mexico’s jersey above his head.

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Along with this image, Bernal said, “Locos: lo hicieron y nos lo dedican. Qué felicidad. Qué triunfo suave pa nuestro país. Contra el campeón del mundo. Arre. ¡Ay, felicidad!”

Mexican actress and singer Paulina Rubio, showed her pride by waving Mexico’s flag high up in the air.

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Along with this picture, Rubio said, “Verde blanco y rojo pintan mi corazón Mexico Mexico.”

Similar to Chicharito, so many Mexico fans were undergoing an emotional rollercoaster.

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This was all of my tíos during and after the game. Lol

All the way out in Russia, Mexico fans stood loud and proud in front of the Saint Basil’s Cathedral.

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This dress coordination is on point. 👌🏽

This group of guys dressed up as Frida Kahlo as they celebrated Mexico’s win.

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Those flower crowns are everything.

Overall, not one Mexico fan could hold in their excitement.

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What made this moment so much more exciting is that a lot of people doubted Mexico’s win and predicted that they would lose against Germany.

From adults, to newborn babies, everyone celebrated this victory.

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SO. CUTE.

As a fun joke, some people dressed their German Shepherds in Mexican jerseys.

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Such a beautiful portrait. Lol

Other dogs struck a more presidential pose.

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Lmao. This is perfect.

Overall, every dog was rocking their Mexico jersey.

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If you don’t think this is cute, we can’t be friends.

All types of little dogs were serving looks.

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This dog looks better in the jersey than I did.

As some people would describe their excitement, Mexico’s win was cause for “puro desmadre.” In other words, it was time to party it up.

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I wish I was that guy.

Huge crowds of fans gathered together in Russia.

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Check out the guy in the center dressed as El Chapulín Colorado.

Amongst these crowds, there was lots of green, white and red sombreros.

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So much pride and spirit. ❤️🇲🇽

In addition to sombreros, fans also wore luchador masks.

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This is so cool.

As you can tell by the look of these people’s faces, fans were thrilled about their team’s win.

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Such a beautiful candid shot.

All throughout the soccer stadium in Russia, you could spot a ton of Mexican pride.

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This is amazing.

Not only did people wear their jerseys to celebrate, they also created badass makeup looks.

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These makeup skills are on another level.

Ultimately, Mexico fans couldn’t be happier about this first amazing victory.

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This was my exact reaction after Mexico scored.

And now, fans are anxiously waiting for the next match on Saturday.

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Fingers crossed that Mexico puts on another strong performance.


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