South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong hailed the unfancied Asians' momentous 2-0 World Cup victory over holders Germany.
Germany needed to beat South Korea by two clear goals in their final group F match in Kazan to advance to the last 16.
Calls of 'Out' and 'goodbye' rang out from the German fan zone as the weight of the 2-0 loss to South Korea sunk in.
Gary Lineker had to modify his famous quote about the Germans always winning for a second time after Joachim Loew's holders crashed out of the World Cup on Wednesday.
Germany qualified for Russia with a perfect record of 10 wins, but Hummels said the last time the team played well was when they wrapped up qualification late last year.
Juan Carlos Osorio's Mexico came unstuck against their Scandinavian rivals' more direct approach in Yekaterinburg.
After 12 years in charge, Germany's head coach Joachim Loew will be under intense pressure to resign in the coming days.
Coach Janne Andersson has masterminded Sweden's progress to the knockout stages as winners of Group F.
The Germans needed to win by two clear goals in their final group F match at Kazan stadium to advance to the last 16.
Coach Joachim Loew said Tuesday on the eve of the match that Rudy hadn't recovered after undergoing surgery.
Joachim Loew's team need to win by a two-goal margin in Kazan to be sure of advancing to the knockout rounds.
Hummels is back in training after a neck injury kept him out of the win against Sweden and is expected to face the South Koreans.