Tag Archives: Paul the Octopus
- Paul the Octopus to star in betting film
October 29, 2010
If you look at the title of this story and the fact that it contains the words Paul the Octopus, you’d be forgiven for closing this page down through eight-legged boredom. If you calculated the amount of column inches the German-based creature has taken up over the past six months,...
- Conspiracy theories arise after Paul’s death
October 27, 2010
Yesterday bookies round the world rejoiced at the final demise of Paul the Octopus. Today the conspiracy theorists have already begun to speculate about when the eight-legged one actually died. Was he now sunning himself on the Costa del Sol without a care in the world? Has he gone to...
- The World Cup’s biggest star passes away
October 26, 2010
If there was something synonymous with the World Cup more than the underachievement of every star player, then a certain eight legged takes the crown. Paul the Octopus, originally of England but resident of Oberhausen, Germany, successfully predicted eight consecutive results during the summer’s World Cup. He even managed to...
- Iran’s Ahmadinejad says Paul the Octopus evidence of West’s decadence
July 28, 2010
Presumably still smarting from his country’s failure to qualify for the 2010 World Cup, Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is lashing out at the western world’s faith in Paul the Psychic Octopus. "Those who believe in this type of thing cannot be the leaders of the global nations." Keep in mind...
- Russians to lure Paul the Octopus out of retirement
July 19, 2010
Paul the Octopus may be enjoying his well-earned retirement but he could be lured away from his life on easy street by the lure of the filthy lucre. By all accounts Russian bookmakers Bet League are prepared to buy the invertebrate for €100,000 and pay him a retainer of €5,000...
- Madrid unveil new signing
July 15, 2010
The quietest summer transfer window for a while could spring into life in the coming days. Following the German’s performance during the World Cup, Paul the octopus could be set for a shock move to Madrid. The marine animal retired after an unbeaten World Cup, but Madrid’s zoo will meet...
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