Mexican Independence Day is a date that has the power to move many people to tears, regardless of their nationality.
It is considered one of the most significant celebrations in Mexico due to its deep historical symbolism.
Although some foreign residents may not have ancestral ties to Mexico, they are not exempt from feeling the same emotion as any Mexican when celebrating this day.
A poignant example of this is found in TikTok user “El Güerito Viaja,” who celebrated September 15 at the Zócalo in Mexico City. He shared the exciting moment of the GRITO of Independence and, as a result, was overcome with emotion, even shedding tears.
This shows how the history and passion surrounding this holiday can touch the hearts of people around the world and unite them in a feeling of celebration and respect for Mexico and its fight for independence.
In said video, the user ‘El Güerito Viaja’ shared a video on TikTok where he celebrates the national holidays in the capital’s Zócalo, wearing a hat and tricolor paint on his face, and he can also be seen wearing the shirt of the Mexican national soccer team.
In the background, the words of the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, could be heard as he made the traditional GRITO of Independence, while the user showed his face moved by the chants of the Mexicans, which made it viral on social networks.
“Study our history and you will see why our cry for independence is so, so powerful”
“A country that adopts everyone who is willing to love this homeland as their own land. “I love my Mexico”
“Güerito you made me cry, seeing you so excited, thank you for your reaction”
“How nice… I was excited”
“With all the love, thank you for being a human full of passion…As well as another Mexican”
“Thank you for loving Mexico, güerito, you are already Mexican and we adopt with love”
“Mexico is the heart of the world”
“There is no more empathy between a Mexican and a foreigner when they see him shed a tear for my country.”
“It is so nice to see that there are also people who are not Mexican who feel love for us beautiful Mexico????????? “This makes me prouder of being Mexican.”
“Brother, you are already Mexican”
There were some responses that his video received, which already has more than 1.6 million views and 170 thousand likes.