The sub-optimal conditions teams endured at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Despite the conditions being less "South Americanny" than it has in the past, European teams will struggle with difficult travel schedules, poor field conditions, sub-standard stadiums and white plastic lawn chairs at field's edge all around the stadium. This is similar to the World Cup qualifying games in the CONCACAF region, which includes nations from North American, Central American and the Caribbean.

Thus it gives the US Men's National Team a huge advantage because of their winning record of games in The Hex.

First coined on the 10/17/2013 pod when Davo was describing European team's horrible records in South American World Cups.