The Chicago Fire aren't going to win the World Cup. It's not for lack of trying. As someone who reads Total MLS, you're likely a big soccer fan (and a smart one). You know the Fire are a club team and don't compete in FIFA's World Cup. The same can't be said for all the media in Chicago.
New Fire signing Bastian Schweinsteiger was asked in his introductory press conference if the Chicago Fire could win the World Cup. ESPN FC has the video.
That's just a bad question. Of course they can't win the World Cup, the Fire didn't even qualify for the Hex.