The search for the world’s most passionate fans has come to an end.
During Sunday’s World Cup match between Mexico and defending champions Germany, a small artificial earthquake occurred in Mexico City after Hirving Lozano scored the only goal of the game in a counter-attack move.
According to SIMMSA – a seismic monitoring network in the area – the earthquake was likely caused by fans across the city jumping as the team scored, with to monitors picking up the disturbance.
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
The surprise win for the country displays just how passionate and patriotic its citizens are – and who better to cause a geological disturbance in light of sporting event.
there was an artificial earthquake in mexico city caused by the celebration of mexico’s goal and if that doesn’t tell you how passionate mexican fans are then i don’t know what will
— ???? ??́???? (@jindimpIe) June 17, 2018
Cover Image: AP Photo/Antonio Calanni via Yahoo Sport UK