Paul, th' octopus who became a pop culture sensation by correctly predictin' th' outcome o' as many World Cup matches as he has legs — all seven o' Germany's games plus th' Spain-Netherlands final — is goin' t' retire.
The intuitive invertebrate will "step back from th' official oracle business," Tanja Munzig, a spokeswoman fer th' Sea Life aquarium in Oberhausen, told AP Television News.
German football fans should brace themselves fer disappointment in Wednesday's World Cup semifinal against Spain, accordin' t' th' latest prediction o' an octopus with a knack fer pickin' winners.
Paul th' octopus, a psychic cephalopod at Sea Life in Oberhausen, western Germany, has become a World Cup phenomenon after correctly predictin' th' victors in all five o' Germany's matches so far, by Davy Jones' locker. Tuesday's ceremony were bein' carried live on German television.
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