Spain demise mocked on the internet as World Cup holders crash out at first stage

Former World Cup champions Spain have been booted out of the tournament, losing to Chile 2:0 in Brazil. Their defeat has triggered a social media storm, with memes poking fun at the Spanish team flooding Twitter.Spain’s performance at the World Cup this year has been dubbed “the great disappointment” by the Spanish media. The defending champions were humiliated right from the onset of the tournament, losing 5:1 to Holland. The Spanish team was finally knocked out of the running by Chile on Wednesday evening, prompting a wave of scathing memes on Twitter under the hashtag #CHIvsESP.

Disappointed fans targeted Spanish keeper Iker Casillas, who was responsible for letting in seven goals over the course of the first two World Cup matches.

A third picture shows a mocked up snippet of the Chile Wikipedia page that says: ‘Dear Spain, LOL say bye to the World Cup…. From Chile.

Fans also targeted Spanish striker Diego Costa, who changed his nationality from Brazilian to Spanish to play for the World Cup team.