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Quidditch World Cup 2014 Semi-finals Match 1 (Day 1)

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USA VERSUS BRAZIL
-- headline, Daily Prophet, 4 July 2014 (Pm)

Quidditch World Cup 2014 Semi-finals Match 1 (Day 1)

The first day of the USA v Brazil semi-final featured errors on both sides due to nerves and pressure. American Chaser Mercy Wardwell dropped the Quaffle five times; two of the Brazilian Chasers –  Alejandra Alonso and Fernando Diaz – also dropped the Quaffle twice each; and US Beater Lucas Picquery managed to hit his own Keeper in the face with a Bludger. The score at close of play was: USA 120 – Brazil 100 (Pm).

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Article written by Ginny Weasley in the Sports section of the Daily Prophet, 4 July 2014 (Pm)

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Writing by J.K. Rowling on Pottermore: History of the Quidditch World Cup

Screenshots of the Daily Prophet's coverage of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup: http://imgur.com/a/AXutv

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