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Paul the Octopus from Berlin, Germany

What did he predict? 2010 World Cup

How did he predict? Paul was presented with two tanks, each containing a mussel (one of his favorite morsels). The tanks were each marked with a flag of the competing teams, and Paul chose his feast from the tank of the team he found most promising.

How good was he? Paul became a worldwide sensation when he correctly picked all of Germany's games, as well as the championship game between Spain and the Netherlands. Sadly, Paul died soon after his meteoric rise to fame.

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