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===Team Special Move===
 
===Team Special Move===
The U.S.A. has a basketball-style Team Special Move named ''The Harlem Shuffle'' (20 points). The name is taken from the popular [[Muggle]] [[basketball]] team [[wikipedia:Harlem_Globetrotters|The Harlem Globetrotters]], who are best known for their skillful and entertaining play involving a ball of similar size to the [[Quaffle]], during games.[[File:The American's celebrating.jpg|thumb|left|Chasers Green and Muntz with Seeker Singleton]]
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The U.S.A. has a basketball-style Team Special Move named ''The Harlem Shuffle'' (20 points). The name is taken from the popular [[Muggle]] [[basketball]] team [[wikipedia:Harlem Globetrotters|The Harlem Globetrotters]], who are best known for their skillful and entertaining play involving a ball of similar size to the [[Quaffle]], during games.[[File:The American's celebrating.jpg|thumb|left|Chasers Green and Muntz with Seeker Singleton]]
   
''The Harlem Shuffle'' plays out as follows: First, Chaser [[Gianni Fedele]] spins it atop his finger, shouting to his fellow [[Chaser]]s, ''"Get ready, guys!"'' He passes the [[Quaffle]] immediately on to [[Robert Green]], who dribbles it back and forth on his [[broomstick]] for a few moments, then passes to [[Debbie Muntz]]. Muntz plays piggie-in-the-middle with the other team's Chaser(s), while sliding the Quaffle down her outstretched arms and behind her head. She throws it to Fedele, who throws it to Green, who scores by throwing the Quaffle in from behind the [[goal post]] after diving off of his broomstick, while falling. Muntz takes it and scores once again, the other team's [[Keeper]] diving off their broom, but failing to make the save.
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''The Harlem Shuffle'' plays out as follows: First, Chaser [[Gianni Fedele]] spins it atop his finger, shouting to his fellow [[Chaser]]s, ''"Get ready, guys!"'' He passes the [[Quaffle]] immediately on to [[Robert Green]], who dribbles it back and forth on his [[broomstick]] for a few moments, then passes to [[Debbie Muntz]]. Muntz plays piggie-in-the-middle with the other team's Chaser(s), while sliding the Quaffle down her outstretched arms and behind her head. She throws it to Fedele, who throws it to Green, who scores by throwing the Quaffle in from behind the [[goal post]] after diving off of his broomstick, while falling. Muntz takes it and scores once again, the other team's [[Keeper]] diving off their broom, but failing to make the save.<ref>''[[Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup]]''</ref>
 
[[File:Gianni_Fedele_914745_20031028_screen001.jpeg|thumb|Gianni Fedele gets hit with a bludger]]
 
   
 
===Stadium===
 
===Stadium===
[[File:Quidditch World Cup - American Quidditch Stadium 01.jpg|thumb|right|The American Quidditch team's National [[Quidditch pitch]]]]
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[[File:Quidditch World Cup - American Quidditch Stadium 01.jpg|thumb|right|The American Quidditch team's National [[Quidditch pitch]].]]
 
The American team's national stadium is always dark with its black sky and [[Hallowe'en]] theme. It is covered with pumpkins and its buildings are quite old, being New England Victorian in architecture. The bottom of the [[Quidditch pitch]] is covered with dirt and quite a few weeds, and the pitch itself sports line markers similar to those seen on an American football field circa 1920. The side banners have red and white stripes and blue stars.
 
The American team's national stadium is always dark with its black sky and [[Hallowe'en]] theme. It is covered with pumpkins and its buildings are quite old, being New England Victorian in architecture. The bottom of the [[Quidditch pitch]] is covered with dirt and quite a few weeds, and the pitch itself sports line markers similar to those seen on an American football field circa 1920. The side banners have red and white stripes and blue stars.
   
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[[File:American.png|thumb|left|Team's emblem]]
 
===Emblem===
 
===Emblem===
 
The team's emblem is blue on top with three white stars. There are vertical stripes of red and white below and a black eagle with a [[Beater's bat]] in each claw.
 
The team's emblem is blue on top with three white stars. There are vertical stripes of red and white below and a black eagle with a [[Beater's bat]] in each claw.
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
===1986===
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[[File:Gianni Fedele 914745 20031028 screen001.jpeg|thumb|Gianni Fedele gets hit with a bludger]]
The '''American National Quidditch team''' participated in the [[Quidditch World Cup]]. [[Maximus Brankovitch III]] was their captain.
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===[[1986 Quidditch World Cup]]===
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The American National Quidditch team participated in the [[Quidditch World Cup]]. [[Maximus Brankovitch III]] was their captain.
   
===1990===
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===[[1990 Quidditch World Cup]]===
The U.S.A. paticipated in this year's World Cup. Brankovitch III was their captain again.
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The U.S.A. participated in this year's World Cup. Brankovitch III was their captain again.
   
===1994===
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===[[1994 Quidditch World Cup]]===
The U.S.A. competed in the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Their team was [[Gianni Fedele|Fedele]], [[Debbie Muntz|Muntz]], [[Robert Green|Green]], [[Greg Ruczinski|Ruczinski]], [[Troy Duvall|Duvall]], [[Ralph Heidelberger|Heidelberger]] and [[Ariel Singleton|Singleton]]. They did not reach the final.
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The U.S.A. competed in the [[1994 Quidditch World Cup]]. Their team was [[Gianni Fedele|Fedele]], [[Debbie Muntz|Muntz]], [[Robert Green|Green]], [[Greg Ruczinski|Ruczinski]], [[Troy Duvall|Duvall]], [[Ralph Heidelberger|Heidelberger]] and [[Ariel Singleton|Singleton]].
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===[[2014 Quidditch World Cup]]===
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The U.S.A. qualified for the [[2014 Quidditch World Cup]], which begins in Argentina in April.<ref name="PM2">''[[Pottermore]]'' - [http://www.pottermore.com/en/book4/chapter8/moment1/quidditch-world-cup-1990-2014 New from J.K. Rowling: "''Quidditch World Cup (1990-2014)''"]</ref>
   
 
==Squads==
 
==Squads==
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (video game)]]'' {{FWC}}
 
*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]''
 
*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup]]''
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (video game)]]'' {{FWC}}
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==Notes and References==
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{{Reflist}}
   
 
{{International Quidditch Teams}}
 
{{International Quidditch Teams}}
   
[[fr:Équipe de Quidditch des États-Unis]]
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[[fr:Équipe de Quidditch des États-Unis]] 
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[[pl:Amerykańska narodowa drużyna quidditcha]]
 
[[Category:National Quidditch teams]]
 
[[Category:National Quidditch teams]]

Latest revision as of 20:51, March 25, 2014

American National Quidditch team
American National Quidditch team
Quidditch Team information
Hometown

United States of America

Robes

Navy blue and dark red

Known Players
Behind the scenes
First appearance

Quidditch Through the Ages

Latest appearance

Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup

The American National Quidditch team are the national side of the United States of America.

Team Special MoveEdit

The U.S.A. has a basketball-style Team Special Move named The Harlem Shuffle (20 points). The name is taken from the popular Muggle basketball team The Harlem Globetrotters, who are best known for their skillful and entertaining play involving a ball of similar size to the Quaffle, during games.
The American's celebrating
Chasers Green and Muntz with Seeker Singleton
Mark hAdded by Mark h

The Harlem Shuffle plays out as follows: First, Chaser Gianni Fedele spins it atop his finger, shouting to his fellow Chasers, "Get ready, guys!" He passes the Quaffle immediately on to Robert Green, who dribbles it back and forth on his broomstick for a few moments, then passes to Debbie Muntz. Muntz plays piggie-in-the-middle with the other team's Chaser(s), while sliding the Quaffle down her outstretched arms and behind her head. She throws it to Fedele, who throws it to Green, who scores by throwing the Quaffle in from behind the goal post after diving off of his broomstick, while falling. Muntz takes it and scores once again, the other team's Keeper diving off their broom, but failing to make the save.[1]

StadiumEdit

Quidditch World Cup - American Quidditch Stadium 01
The American Quidditch team's National Quidditch pitch.
You-Know-WhoAdded by You-Know-Who

The American team's national stadium is always dark with its black sky and Hallowe'en theme. It is covered with pumpkins and its buildings are quite old, being New England Victorian in architecture. The bottom of the Quidditch pitch is covered with dirt and quite a few weeds, and the pitch itself sports line markers similar to those seen on an American football field circa 1920. The side banners have red and white stripes and blue stars.

American
Team's emblem
JaysonBoyAdded by JaysonBoy

EmblemEdit

The team's emblem is blue on top with three white stars. There are vertical stripes of red and white below and a black eagle with a Beater's bat in each claw.

HistoryEdit

Gianni Fedele 914745 20031028 screen001
Gianni Fedele gets hit with a bludger
Tydirium-drAdded by Tydirium-dr

1986 Quidditch World CupEdit

The American National Quidditch team participated in the Quidditch World Cup. Maximus Brankovitch III was their captain.

1990 Quidditch World CupEdit

The U.S.A. participated in this year's World Cup. Brankovitch III was their captain again.

1994 Quidditch World CupEdit

The U.S.A. competed in the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Their team was Fedele, Muntz, Green, Ruczinski, Duvall, Heidelberger and Singleton.

2014 Quidditch World CupEdit

The U.S.A. qualified for the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, which begins in Argentina in April.[2]

SquadsEdit

American National Team
1986
Chasers
Unknown Unknown Unknown
Beaters
  Unknown Unknown  
Keeper Seeker
Unknown Maximus Brankovitch III (Captain)
American National Team
1990
Chasers
Unknown Unknown Unknown
Beaters
  Unknown Unknown  
Keeper Seeker
Unknown Maximus Brankovitch III (Captain)
American National Team
1994
Chasers
Gianni Fedele (Captain) Debbie Muntz Robert Green
Beaters
  Greg Ruczinski Troy Duvall  
Keeper Seeker
Ralph Heidelberger Ariel Singleton

AppearancesEdit

Notes and ReferencesEdit


 

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