2018 World Cup bid
England 2018 bid backed by Paul the octopus
August 21, 2010
By Soccernet staff
During the World Cup in South Africa, the German based cephalopod became a global celebrity for correctly predicting all seven of Germany's games - including the 4-1 demolition of England for a place in the quarter-finals - as well as the Spain-Netherlands final.
Paul chose mussels from jars bearing the flags of opponents to make his predictions and is now on the road to stardom with ...