Germany, the team that won the 2014 World Cup, humiliating Brazil 7:1 in the process and considered by many to be a leading favorite to win the World Cup in Russia this summer crashed out at the group stages after a 2:0 loss to South Korea.
The Germans ultimately finished bottom of their group as Sweden and Mexico advanced to the round of 16. The saying, “the bigger they are the harder they fall” has never rung as true as today. Germans and their national team had to withstand a torrent of memes and jokes at their expense after losing to underdogs South Korea.
To be honest, we wouldn’t blame most of Germany for turning their mobile phones off and staying off social media. As always, we’ve rounded up the best reactions for you to scroll through at your pleasure.
Talk about Schadenfreude
Toni Kroos couldnt’t have seen it coming to be fair
Football has changed forever
Even Formula E got in on the action
Old legends began sharing their opinion
Of course Wikipedia pages were edited
South Koreans were the MVP of the day
A sobering self-assessment
We should have seen it coming though
Next, check out all the best memes from the 2018 FIFA World Cup so far here.