The prospect of winning two tickets to the UEFA Champions League
quarter-final between Manchester United and Porto resulted in an
embarrassing amount of emotional blackmail.
’I really need these tickets. It’s costing pounds 205 to go and see them
in Portugal,’ one said, while a second wrote: ’Do you think being born
in Old Trafford is an additional reason for winning your
However, after much rumination, the prize has to go to Marie Oliveira,
of Bates Dorland, who said: ’I would love to win these tickets, first
for being Portuguese and second for it being my 30th birthday on 11
March.’ See how nice we are?
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