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Paul The Psychic Octopus :D
ScooterHayes (Chelsea) 3 years ago
Sad news, footytube....

Paul the Octopus has passed away.





Link: uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/26102010/58/world-cup-2010-...

At least he doesn't have to suffer anymore.... Suffer from enraged fans and the like. I guess he had a good life, being fed and cared for daily. And idolized
Jetlifari (Arsenal) 3 years ago
Just came across this on FFT website:

BERLIN - Paul the oracle octopus was given a replica of the World Cup on Monday as a reward for his perfect eight-for-eight record in picking matches as bettors worldwide collected their winnings based on his selections. The two-year-old octopus with possible psychic powers turned into a worldwide celebrity for accurately predicting the winner of Germany's five World Cup wins as well as their two defeats. Paul also tipped Spain to beat Netherlands in Sunday's final. "We've had a lot of offers for Paul but he will definitely be staying with us and returning to his old job - making children smile," Sea Life spokeswoman Tanja Munzig in Oberhausen told Reuters after presenting Paul with the World Cup replica.

"There's no rational reason why he always got it right."



Link: fourfourtwo.com/news/worldcup2010/59937/default.as...



I guess it pays to be "wrapped up" in football, lol
Tony (footytube staff) 3 years ago
But paul has been wrong in the past bryan, he got the european championship final wrong when he went for a german win and spain beat them, so he's not always right
Golaire (Bayern München) 3 years ago
That was two years ago, he was just a baby then, his powers were not fully developed yet.
Jetlifari (Arsenal) 3 years ago
Hahaha, yeah.... Now he's in his terrible twos...
BNetworks (Chelsea) 3 years ago
Read somewhere that he plans to retire from making predictions and go on with his life as an ordinary octopus. At the pinnacle of his career? Oh no...
Tony (footytube staff) 3 years ago
Paul the octopus has been kidnapped and most likely killed by a criminal underworld betting ring who didn't like pauls predictions.
Initially the gang demanded a ransom, which the owners declined to pay, to which the gang replied that they would cut pauls tentacles off a post them one by one.
Alarms bells started ringing when 3 tentacles arrived in the post at a chinese take away in london.
Its amazing what criminals will do to make a few squid.
Rip paul
Tony (footytube staff) 3 years ago
What age does an octupus live to? , will he be around for brazil 2014?
Bloodbrothers (Barcelona) 3 years ago
Paul will be dead by euro 2012
Tony (footytube staff) 3 years ago
Has he no offspring with the same talent?
Jetlifari (Arsenal) 3 years ago
@Tony: Man, that story was "ap-paul-ing", I didn't "sea" anything about it on the web though.... Definitely something to "ink" about if it's true
BNetworks (Chelsea) 3 years ago
Paul has been granted diplomatic immunity by the Spanish Government...
LumpOfCelery (Chelsea) 3 years ago
You know what they should've done? They should've got 4 boxes with Sneijder and Vill and Muller and Forlan pictures
BNetworks (Chelsea) 3 years ago
8 of 8 predictions are correct. He is merely 2 years old, should be in the position to make more predictions in the next wc - wonder what's the life span of this species?
Jetlifari (Arsenal) 3 years ago
I think that's the limit of his arcane powers my friend....He only has eight tentacles
I heard someone say that he always picks the box on the right though, for an octopus he seems to be a little "inflexible"
Anyway, it seems like he's a specialist so maybe we should call him Doctor Octopus?

BNetworks (Chelsea) 3 years ago
Now, this is one super intelligent octopus...
ScooterHayes (Chelsea) 3 years ago
My hats off to the Man of the Tourney, the only guy to hold a 100% perfection rate throughout the tournament. Paul the Octopus. Congrats, mate
ManUK (Manchester United) 3 years ago
I hate this octopus. 100% correct - Spain just one
BNetworks (Chelsea) 3 years ago
He made another correct prediction again on the 3rd-4th placing match. Still 100% correct record...
CHELSEA61 (Chelsea) 3 years ago
7 for 7! If somebody was betting on his predictions they'd be making some serious coin.
BNetworks (Chelsea) 3 years ago
Perfect.... As much as I would like the Netherlands to win, hats off to Paul. The director of the aquarium must be p*ssed if he had not make any big bucks from the predictions....
Bloodbrothers (Barcelona) 3 years ago
f**k you paul
CHELSEA61 (Chelsea) 3 years ago
Yikes! A Barca fan and a Netherlands fan. Talk about being torn. Do you really think that an octopus can decide the fate of the final? I think he's been lucky so far. He was only 70% right at the 2008 Euros so he's bound to mess one up sooner or later
Tony (footytube staff) 3 years ago
Oh come on bloodbro, we don't want to hurt his feelings, he could make us a few squid
ManUK (Manchester United) 3 years ago
I hate him too, it's all his fault D:
Bloodbrothers (Barcelona) 3 years ago
Sorry tony but I want to hurt his feelings, its all his fault.    Stupid octupus, I hope they make soup with him
Reidscott (Fiorentina) 3 years ago
I just moved and found two cockroaches.... So I figured why not? The big ass black one picked Spain to win.... I put a piece of cake on the one side and his dead brother on the Germany side.... Very smart cockroach.... At least he got some cake before he went...
Pragathish (AC Milan) 3 years ago
Brave of ya Reid, I can't stand cockroaches
Tony (footytube staff) 3 years ago
It just goes to prove reid, you can't have your cake and eat it.... Lol.... Splat.... !
Reidscott (Fiorentina) 3 years ago
LOL! Ton comes through once again with a beaut! You rock dude...
Soccergal293 (Barcelona) 3 years ago
OMG, I can't believe you did that! Don't you have any pets? LOL
Rob12 (Manchester United) 3 years ago
Lmao Paul is English
SergioRamos (Liverpool) 3 years ago
I was just about to post that, how dare he team up with the germans
ManUK (Manchester United) 3 years ago
Traitor lol 8 legs of filth
Rob12 (Manchester United) 3 years ago
Indeed what the hell does this octopus think he's doing
Shuds (Barcelona) 3 years ago
OK....After doing some research I have found that Paul the Octopus has competition. Meet Mani the Physic Parakeet and his predictions for Netherlands vs. Spain.


Now all we need is another creature to decide between Paul and Mani to figure out who is right
Pragathish (AC Milan) 3 years ago
Haha seen this on the TV just now, great link shuds!
ManUK (Manchester United) 3 years ago
I like that parakeet
Jesuriya (AS Roma) 3 years ago
Paccha killi poi sollulathu pa.... Ha ha ha
Shuds (Barcelona) 3 years ago
Paul the Octopus on Uruguay Vs. Germany


Paul the Octopus on Netherlands Vs. Spain

BNetworks (Chelsea) 3 years ago
Foul here, Ref! The container with the Spanish flag was placed nearer to Paul and saw the mussel there first - animal instinct against psychic? LOL...
CHELSEA61 (Chelsea) 3 years ago
Is it just me or does Paul always go for the box on the right? That would be funny if it was true
Jetlifari (Arsenal) 3 years ago
Hahaha! Maybe he's "right" handed? Lol.... Wow, that was a bad pun, maybe the worst one I ever wrote here!
Pragathish (AC Milan) 3 years ago
......And here's Chris Toy's take on this,funny as ever!

BNetworks (Chelsea) 3 years ago
Ha, ha.... Chris just promoted Paul into an underground match--fixing syndicate mafia...
Tony (footytube staff) 3 years ago
Ahh ffs, he's got his own cartoon strip, whats next?
Tony (footytube staff) 3 years ago
The prediction pets fad has really taken off after paul the octopus had made several correct predictions.
Watching tv earlier today a feature on paul has all sorts of owners claiming their pets can do the same, I seen dogs, a cockatoo, and two sea lions all picking who would win the final.
What a complete of load if testicles, its getting beyond a joke now.... Lol
BNetworks (Chelsea) 3 years ago
So far, nobody came up with a prediction made by a chimpanzee.... Or it will really make a monkey out of this world cup!



   
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