Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Paul The Octopus, predictor of World Cup matches, Hero of Spain. 2008-2010

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP)—A German news agency says the octopus that gained worldwide fame by correctly predicting World Cup results has died.

German news agency dapd says the death of Paul the Octopus was announced by the aquarium in Oberhausen.

The aquarium could not immediately be reached.

Paul correctly predicted the results of all games involving Germany at this past summer’s tournament in South Africa, and also picked Spain to win the final over the Netherlands.

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