The Internet is dominated by the hot topic World Cup discussion for the past 30 days, and this year most of the conversations that took place are triggered by Paul The Octopus.
This common octopus hatched on January 2008 living in a tank at a Sea Life Centre in Oberhausen, Germany. This creature is used as an animal oracle to predict the results of football matches. According to Wikipedia, Paul The Octopus became popular after his predictions have thus been 100% (8/8) correct for the 2010 World Cup and 86% (12/14) correct overall.
In the final:
Paul picks Germany over Uruguay on July 9, 2010. (Correct)
Result on July 10, 2010:
Paul picks Spain over the Netherlands on July 9, 2010. (Correct)
Result on July 11, 2010:
Paul The Octopus became more popular after he has smartly predict the champion for 2010 FIFA World Cup- Spain!