Octopus calls World Cup games, retires

The soothsaying invertebrate, who lives in a Berlin aquarium and correctly predicted the winning team for as many World Cup matches as he has legs, will now dump the psychic bit for some well-deserved watery relaxation.

Paul will “go into retirement and do what he likes to do best: play with his handlers and delight children who come visit to him,” Sea Life Oberhausen aquarium spokeswoman Tanja Munzig told the Associated Press.

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Sounds like what Paul does best is making gambling addicts money. Seriously, maybe the germans should just eat him.

Paul may be pretty awesome, but he’s no Lord Bodner’s Octopus:

That’s one bad-ass cephalopod!