Watch how Chilean fans reacted when FIFA cut their national anthem short

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during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Spain and Chile at Maracana on June 18, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Credit:

David Ramos

Chile knocked defending champions Spain out of the World Cup yesterday. But that wasn't the only awesome thing that happened.

FIFA has a rule, stupid or not, that national anthems must be limited to 90 seconds before matches. The Chilean national anthem is more than 90 seconds. When the music stopped, Chile's fans — who'd traveled to Rio in such large numbers that Chile v. Spain may as well have been taking place in Santiago — finished the anthem in glorious, thundering fashion.

The players were obviously moved. Clearly they were motivated, too. They went on to beat Spain 2-0.