No more World Cup, no more octopus oracle.
predicting the outcome of as many World Cup matches as he has legs – all seven
of Germany’s games plus the Spain-Netherlands final – is going to retire.
AP Television News today that the intuitive invertebrate will “go into
retirement and do what he likes to do best: play with his handlers and delight
children who come to visit to him.”
right, including its semifinal defeat by Spain. He crowned his career by
forecasting correctly that Spain would beat Holland in yesterday’s final.