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19 September 2017 13:40 (South Africa)

Psychic octopus calls Spanish win

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Paul the psychic octopus, who has correctly predicted all of Germany's results in their 2010 World Cup finals campaign so far, has plumped for Spain to win Wednesday's semi final. The only time that Paul, who has been predicting football results since 2008, has not called a game correctly was in the Euro2008 final, when he thought Germany would topple Spain. Perhaps he's trying to make up to the Spaniards for his earlier lack of belief in their side? Read more: Sky News

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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