The FIFA World Cup is off to a great start with a few unexpected results along the way which has kept us neutrals quiet happy, but if you happen to be supporting Mexico this summer things couldn’t be better as the Central American nation pulled off one of the biggest shocks so far by beating Germany 1-0 on Sunday.
In a win that has delighted many underdog fan, the enticing Group E encounter has left many of us wanting more as this year’s tournament is shaping up to be a great event.
However although the win might have been something that shook the Germans, it may have actually been a literal earth shaking moment back home in Mexico City as fans went wild.
In what has been something of a rare phenomenon, Mexico’s win combined with scenes of joy, the Central American nation has once again made the headlines as their historic win may have caused an actual earthquake.
According to SIMMSA, which is the country’s seismological centre, Mexico’s historic win resulted a small earthquake as millions of fans who went out on the streets in Mexico City on Sunday, literally caused a small earthquake.
El #sismo detectado en la Ciudad de México se originó de manera artificial. Posiblemente por saltos masivos durante el Gol de la selección de #México en el mundial. Por lo menos dos sensores dentro de la Ciudad lo detectaron a las 11:32. pic.twitter.com/mACKesab3b
— SIMMSA (@SIMMSAmex) June 17, 2018
In a brief statement the seismological centre confirmed the remarkable findings by saying the following: “The #sismo detected in Mexico City originated artificially. Possibly by massive jumps during the Goal of the selection of #Mexico in the world. At least two sensors inside the City detected it at 11:32.”