Mex­i­can joy over Korea win

Afro Voice (National Edition) - - Northern Cape News | Eastern Cape News -

EC­STATIC Mex­i­can fans be­sieged the South Korean em­bassy in their cap­i­tal to cel­e­brate with diplo­mats af­ter the Asian team stunned Ger­many at the World Cup and en­sured Mex­ico’s progress to the last 16 in Rus­sia.

Mex­i­cans watched in hor­ror as their side were thumped 3­0 in Yeka­ter­in­burg, leav­ing them keep­ing a ner­vous eye on the match be­tween Ger­many and South Korea, about 800km to the west in Kazan.

But Mex­ico City ex­ploded with joy when South Korea scored two in­jury­time goals to elim­i­nate the de­fend­ing world cham­pi­ons in a huge up­set. – AFP

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