Daily Archives: July 11, 2010

Octopus Defeats Parakeet – Spain Wins World Cup

Paul the Octopus faced down death threats and stood with his correct prediction that Spain would win the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Paul and his Pick

Mani the Parakeet, who pick the Dutch, was too stunned by this result to issue a statement.

Mani and his Pick

Meanwhile, a bunch of European players ran around a really big field in South Africa for nearly two hours and only managed to get the ball in one of those huge net once.  There were so many yellow cards I thought they we re-enacting the Duct War of Independence.

Now back to important things, like killing orcs and preserving user privacy.

[Of course, Yahoo wants to know, what is next for Paul?]