Open your eyes, and you would have seen section after section glazed in green, up and down Luzhniki Stadium, easily outnumbering those backing the opposition, reigning champion Germany.
'We can compete with them. The enormous gap that opened up between the front line and the defensive duo swallowed Germany's control game like the biblical Leviathan. It took Mexico 56 years to win a World Cup opener - their victory coming at the ninth attempt on home soil at Mexico 1986.
Ozil, 29, endured an inconsistent season for Arsenal, but such is his brilliance at global level, that the playmaker's position in the national side has never really been under threat. Picking a top two from Group F just became a lot harder. Guillermo Ochoa will be heavily tested. We wanted to avoid it.
"Despite whatever he does in this World Cup, I don't know if he's going to keep the job", said Mexican goalkeeper and Fox analyst Moises Munoz.
It is not the first time Mexico's fans have been accused of homophobia by Federation Internationale de Football Association.
Mexico pulled back into a more defensive formation midway through the second half as players exhausted and Germany attacked.
In the 35th minute, a goal of quality in conception and execution.
Mesut Oezil cut him off. Lozano cut the ball back. Joachim Low announced that Manuel Neuer will be Germany's first choice keeper if he is healthy.
Delirium on the banks of the Moscow River, euphoria across a distant continent.
Hirving Lozano's sole strike in the 55th minute of the game was enough to sink Germany - who despite having a star-studded line-up on the pitch were comfortably outclassed by Mexico.
Germany's Toni Kroos threatened to level the score four minutes later, but his 25-yard free kick crashed off the crossbar.
With key players tiring in the second half, Mexico pulled back and substituted both Lozano and Carlos Vela.
Youngster Julian Brandt almost saved Loew's night in the final minutes when he blasted a shot past Ochoa's right post.
Undaunted by their opposition, Mexico adopted a thrilling, attack-minded approach, continually threatening the German defense.
"The phrase today was: to play for the love of winning, not for the fear of losing", Osorio said.
"In the first half we played very badly".
Mexico will take on South Korea in its second first-round match in Rostov-On-Don at 10:00am Saturday. But Brazil and Spain only got one point apiece from their opening games, Germany got zero points against Mexico and France looked extremely pedestrian in a 2-1 win against Australia.
Mexicans jumping in jubilation on Sunday shook the ground hard enough to set off natural disaster detectors and throngs danced in the streets after their team scored a surprise victory over World Cup defending champion Germany.
"We came out as a family", he said. We want to get to the final.
Thousands gathered to view the match on a big TV screen in the central Zocalo square, and celebrated Mexico's win parading around the iconic Angel of Independence monument waving Mexico flags and wearing traditional "sombrero" hats. "This was an important step".