The Harry Potter World Cup has had its brutal moments, particularly for the Weasley clan. The red-headed wizarding family has seen its own turned against each other round after round, and once again, we see two Weasley siblings — the only remaining twin, Fred, and Harry’s best friend Ron — going up against each other on their quest for eternal World Cup glory.
Voting for all Sweet 16 duels closes on Wednesday, July 6 at 12:01 AM EST, so make sure to start voting now. You can follow all of the action right here.
(1) Ron Weasley vs. (4) Fred Weasley
Fred never had his twin brother’s help to begin with, but now that George is out of the competition (which, I suppose, answers this lingering question), he’s the only Weasley twin still standing — which is ironic on at least one spoilery level. But Fred’s defied the odds before, and perhaps he can do it again as he steps into the ring against Ron Weasley, the Gryffindor hero that represents the heart of the “Potter” story in many fans’ opinions. So, who do you vote for: the brother who means the most to the tale of Harry Potter, or the one who always makes us laugh? We’ll find out shortly!
And just in case you want another reminder of how awesome the Weasley twins are (even if only one is still left standing), well, here you go: