Like a flock of confused snowbirds, the English national soccer team flew into the furnace of South Florida hurricane season.
The first match of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is next Thursday, between the home team, Brazil, and Croatia. No European team has ever won a World Cup hosted in Latin America. Many would point to climate as one of -- if not the -- major obstacle.
Taking no chances, England is trying to acclimatize by training in South Florida.