"We aspire to win a World Cup this time", said Miguel Paez, a 31-year-old who donned a Mexican wrestling mask in the colors of the national flag as he celebrated on Mexico City's main avenue, Paseo de la Reforma.
With talk back home of a "historic victory" and sombrero-wearing supporters brightening and deafening the summer streets of Moscow, Mexico can dream of going better than a consistent record of reaching the last 16 of the last six World Cups and a couple of quarter-finals.
Both teams were competing for the main spot of Group F, which also includes Sweden and South Korea.
The victory may have been in Russian Federation, but the celebration was in high gear at San Jose's Avaya Stadium Sunday when Mexico upset Germany 1-0 in the opening round of soccer's World Cup.More news: Oil Prices Are Too High
According to the Institute for Geological and Atmospherical investigations, via Yahoo Sports, their monitoring systems detected a seismic current running at 37m/s2 occurring immediately after the goal, speculating that the celebratory "massive jumping" that ensued may have caused the seismic activity. We lacked that too, so many mistakes were made. "We have tried to find points that we can improve and say our opinions honestly", said Neuer, one of a group of players in the German squad who won the 2014 World Cup.
When centre back Mats Hummels lost possession deep in the Mexican half, Javier Hernandez was released through the middle.
"The first half against Mexico was a wake-up call". Marquez took to the field toward the end of Sunday's match against Germany, notching his fifth appearance in a World Cup. "Holy crap I love my country".
Defeat in that game could spell the earliest exit for the four-time champions since the 1938 World Cup.
"Tomorrow we have to look forward and put this behind us".
"We have shown that we can compete with any power".