If you followed the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South African, then you cannot forget the psychic cephalopod, Paul. Its name is undoubtedly anchored on the history of football and global tournament.

Based at Germany’s Sea Life Centre in Oberhausen, it would correctly predict the outcome of Germany matches. It would be offered two boxes containing food, and different flags on the outside. One box would have the German flag and the other box their opponent’s flag. It correctly predicted all the seven German’s game, including the loss to Spain in the final.

Paul predicting the outcome of the 2010 FIFA Cup Final Match.

Could this woman be the new Octopus? The woman predicted Portugal versus  Spain match. She is called Babushka, a devout Catholic. She has predicted the German vs Mexico and Brazil vs Switzerland. According to her, the Swiss are very serious people.

Babushka is working with Sofascore in predicting the outcomes of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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