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Psychic Soccer Octopus -- Found Dead in the Water

10/26/2010 9:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Paul the Octopus -- the incredible creature that correctly predicted the winner of eight straight World Cup games this year -- was found dead this morning in his home tank in Germany.

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Stefan Porwoll -- the manager at the Oberhausen Sea Life Center, where Paul lived -- said Paul "appears to have passed away peacefully during the night, of natural causes."

Paul rose to international fame this summer when he correctly predicted all seven of Germany's World Cup matches -- as well as the final between Spain and the Netherlands. Paul picked the winners by choosing between two food containers that had the competing teams' flags attached to them.

He was two years old.


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My name is my name    

Um, Lus, what in the blue the hell are you talking about? They never said Germany was the home team during the World Cup, they said Paul died in his home in Germany -- meaning that's where he lived.

Are you illiterate or just plain stupid?

1402 days ago
32.

Lus    

i think you should first read the artcile before jumping to read my reply, and see who is plain stupid and illerate


Re-read that intellect...

'Paul rose to international fame this summer when he correctly predicted all seven of Germany's World Cup matches -- as well as the final between Spain and the Netherlands'

1402 days ago
33.

Lus    

and - my name is my name- Paul rose to international fame in winter, here in SA,,,, Dummy....cant even read.'all seven matches of SA world cup'

1402 days ago
34.

Stacee    

Poor thing.

1401 days ago
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