Two days ago, I started paying attention to that amazing octopus who as of yesterday was 7 for 7 in its predictions of World Cup events. Today, Paul the octopus nailed it! He chose Spain and Spain won!
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UPDATE: PAUL THE OCTOPUS IS NOW SEVEN FOR SEVEN. AMAZING. If Spain wins the World Cup final on Sunday, he will be eight for eight.
Paul, the remarkable oracle octopus whose knack for predicting the outcome of World Cup games has earned him worldwide fame as well as “revenge grilling” death threats, has outdone himself. The precious prognosticator made two final World Cup picks on Friday, putting his hard-earned credibility on the line in a bold gambit.
The generous genius predicted that Germany will conquer Uruguay in the tournament’s third-place game on Saturday, and he picked Spain over the Netherlands in the final on Sunday — the first non-German game the majestic mollusk has ever predicted.
Paul’s prophetic picks have been unassailable during the World Cup. By choosing between two mouth-watering mussels, Paul indicates which team he knows will win. The soccer sage successfully forecasted all four of Germany’s victories and both of the country’s losses.
Scroll down for photos of the elegant Oracle from Oberhausen, as well as a video of him making his profound predictions.