Octopus transfer

Oberhausen reject 'Paul to Madrid' transfer bid

July 16, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Madrid zoo have reportedly contacted the Sea Life aquarium in Oberhausen regarding the transfer of Paul the psychic octopus, but have had their move rebuffed.

Paul, who had a 100% record of predicting results at the 2010 World Cup (including the final) has been the subject of intense media coverage throughout the tournament and Spain's match-winner Andres Iniesta was even pictured with a small octopus toy during the celebrations.

But with the famous invertebrate set to retire ...

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