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Spotify says streaming of “Cielito Lindo” increased by more than 1000% after win over Germany

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

There isn’t a song more synonymous with Mexico than “Cielito Lindo”. Following Mexico’s thrilling 1-0 win over Germany on Sunday, streaming of the song has increased by 1,854% according to Spotify.

Like in previous sporting events, Cielito Lindo has been a constant with El Tri fans since they arrived in Russia, and one of the new traditions for this World Cup is that a song is played during warmups for each of the participating teams. Needless to say, the song chosen for Mexico is Cielito Lindo.

For Mexicans, the Mexico national team is a symbol of immense pride. It is only natural that Cielito Lindo is one of the songs most sang and jammed to when El Tri wins.

But singing in the streets of Moscow hasn’t been limited to just “Cielito Lindo”. Other Mexican classics heard around the country are Vicente Fernandez’s famous rendition of “El Rey” and Los Tucanes de Tijuana’s “La Chona”.