Anthony Goldstein probably chose a trip to the quidditch World Cup over his Birthright trip to Israel.
Asher King Abramson, UCLA quidditch president and beater, agreed.
On one level it represents what quidditch players risk simply by playing this sport.
quidditch, as Harry Potter fans know, is played flying atop broomsticks.
Despite misconceptions about “Muggle” (i.e., nonmagical types) or “Ground” quidditch, it is not a sport for nerds.
In the Harry Potter universe as created by J.K. Rowling, the sport of quidditch plays an important and exciting role.
On a practical level, quidditch players are often muddied or bloodied, and sometimes both (as you can see in the film).