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Move over Paul the octopus, Singapore has its own football tipster to predict World Cup match winners. It is a parakeet named Mani. The seven-year-old bird is picking the Netherlands to win the world cup.
|Mani, a 13-year-old parakeet, picks up a card with the flag of the |
Netherlands in Singapore's Little India neighborhood, Friday July
9, 2010. Mani's owner, fortune-teller M. Muniyappan, claims the
bird accurately predicted the winner of the tournament's four
quarterfinal games and Spain's victory in its semifinal match.
(AP Photo/Joan Leong)
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