World Cup Fans in Mexico Triggered an Artificial Earthquake Just by Jumping

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Juan Carlos Osorio coach of Mexic Credit GETTY IMAGES

"There was an artificial quake in Mexico City caused by the celebration of mexico's goal and if that doesn't tell you how passione mexican fans are then I don't know what will", one twitter used said.

"Possibly by massive jumps during the goal by Mexico in the World Cup".

The defending champions Germany have crashed to defeat in their first game at the FIFA World Cup as an enterprising Mexico refused to be intimidated by history and ran out 1-0 winners in a thrilling Group F opener. Magazine Sports Bild commented "There were no world champions to be seen on the pitch" in a damning verdict on the below-par performance.

Lozano's victor made the earth move in Mexico City, where seismologists detected a minor tremor possibly caused by "widespread jumping during the goal".

"We lacked bravery, self-understanding and trust".

"It was a wake-up call, just like the first half against Mexico. We must show what made us so strong in the past".


Our Lee Seung-jae has the rundown of all the action starting with the day's big shocker: Germany versus Mexico.

If Germany finish as group runners-up, they could face Brazil in a clash of World Cup titans in the next round - a flawless chance for the Brazilians to avenge the humiliating 7-1 defeat to the Germans on home soil in 2014. "And I hope that whoever wins as president also knows how to lead us to victory", she said.

If ever there's a place to enhance your reputation, it's most certainly the World Cup.

Defeat by Sweden could mean the earliest exit the four-time champions since the 1938 World Cup and 32-year-old Bayern Munich keeper Neuer was addressing a news conference that was delayed by nearly an hour because of ongoing team discussions. "I can't say why".

Germany will now look ahead to their next group match against Sweden and Low hasn't shied away from the fact that it is imperative that his side get a result.

"We have to try to put this behind us as quickly as possible".

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