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Scientists go one better than Paul the Octopus

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It seems scientists at Yahoo sport have gone one better than Paul, the Psychic Octopus that correctly predicted Germany's World Cup route and Spain to win their maiden World Cup in South Africa.

Scientists at the Media company successfully predicted that Brazil would beat Group A rivals Croatia 3-1 on the opening night of the World Cup.

Fame came at a cost for paul who regally received death threat when he predicted against certain nations, Argentinean chef Nicolas Bedorrou posted a Octopus recipe on his Facebook page.

The Spanish prime minister José Zapatero was even willing to send state protection to guard the Octopus after he correctly predicted the Spanish would win the World Cup.

In a rematch of the 2010 World Cup final the scientists have predicted that will win a close affair 2-1.

England will beat Italy 2-1 in the Manaus Jungle before going onto to win the group with a 2-0 win against Uruguay and putting three past Cost Rica.

Roy Hodgson's will meat Japan in the last 16 where they will win 1-0 before advancing to face World Champions Spain in the quarter finals.

Both sides will not be able to be separated after 120 minutes playing out a 1-1 draw and will advance to penalties, which you will not be surprised to read the Three Lions crash out yet again. 

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will once again square up against each other in the quarter finals which again will go to penalties which the Argentineans will win after a 2-2 draw after Extra time.

If the predictions are correct it is set to be a rematch of the 2013 Confederations Cup, where Brazil will once again triumph over Spain with a 2-1 victory to win their 6th World Cup.

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