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The earth literally shook in Mexico City when El Tri took the lead

Hirving Lozano’‘s goal against Germany was picked up on seismometers

Germany v Mexico: Group F - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Hirving “Chucky” Lozano’s goal in the 35th minute put Mexico up 1-0 against Germany in the opening round of group games in the World Cup. It was a bit of a shock, considering not many people - Mexican fans included - thought El Tri had much of a shot against the defending World Cup champions.

Chucky’s goal elicited quite the reaction in Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow from a crowd that at times has seemed like it could be at Estadio Azteca or the Rose Bowl and not in the middle of Russia.

Social media instantly blew up, with the top trending tweets all being related to the match.

But perhaps more impressive was this tweet from SIMMSA - the Mexican Intstitute for Geological and Atmospheric Studies (IIGEA).

That’s right. When Mexico scored, the ground in Mexico City literally shook. Two sensors indicated the shaking when the goal was scored, “possibly from massive jumps”.