So listen, this is pretty much the only time that we Americans really get to claim ourselves as honest-t0-God underdogs. This status comes with certain perks, like the ability to watch the hype video above—which is very concerned with BEATING THE ODDS and FLIPPING THE DAMN SCRIPT—and not feel like a phony for getting genuinely excited by it.

Soak it in, soccer fans. ALL BETS ARE OFF. LET'S DO THIS.