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VIDEO: Mexican fans party outside South Korean embassy


Mexico soccer fans celebrate during a live telecast of the group F match between Mexico and Sweden, at the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Mexico City’s main square, the Zocalo, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Mexico lost the match but was able to advance to the next round because Korea knocked Germany out of the tournament. (≈≈≈)


San Zusi, make room inside the pearly gates for San Kim and San Son.

We learned how much Mexico loves a little help from other national teams when Graham Zusi saved El Tri’s spot in the 2014 World Cup.

[ MORE: Germany react to exit ]

South Korea is feeling that love Wednesday after holding off Germany and allowing Mexico into the knockout rounds despite a 3-0 loss to Sweden.

Heung-min Son and Young-Gwon Kim scored the goals for South Korea, who beat Germany 2-0.

There’s also this, the Korean call of the opening goal and elation after referee Mark Geiger announced that VAR helped it overcome the linesman’s flag.

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