Paul the German octopus chose Spain to beat the Netherlands in the World Cup finals. He has chosen all of the winners in the German games with 100% accuracy in this tournament. But will he be right when Germany's off the pitch?
Spain and the Netherlands haven't mixed it up since the Peace of Westphalia ended the Eighty Years' War in 1648. Now they're both in pursuit of their first World Cup title. On Sunday, they clash in South Africa.
Trophies are cool, but with the lone and prominent exception of the Stanley Cup, 'Cleats' contributor Laura Lorson thinks the *idea* of the trophy is cooler than they actually are. And she thinks the World Cup trophy is creepy.
Paul, the German Octopus uses his nine brains to tap into his sixth sense. So far he has predicted all of the German team's wins in this World Cup. But, Paul chose Spain to win today's match: Ay Dios Mio!