These animals will be predicting the World Cup matches
World Cup predictions are always popular and exciting and one tradition that many fans look forward to is that of animal predictions. On this page of our site, we have information the animals that will be predicting the results in Russia this summer as well as past animals.
Paul the octopus made headlines in 2010 when he predicted the outcomes and got 12 out of 14 World Cup predictions correct. Paul was the German animal. Germany also had Nelly the elephant who made the prediction that France would be the winners in the quarter finals against Germany.
Other animal World Cup oracles over the years have included China’s panda, Ying Mei who correctly predicted in 2010 that Brazil would beat Croatia. Brazil has Big Head the turtle for their World Cup predictions in 2014 and he predicted their win over Chile. Australia had Flopsy the Kangaroo, Switzerland Madame Shiva the guinea pig, and the Netherlands Sijtje the cow.
2018 World Cup Predictions from Animals
The 2018 World Cup predictions from animals will include a meerkat, two turtles, an otter, and more. Will you trust their predictions when making your betting choices? Below are the animals that Russia will be using for World Cup predictions.
- Harry the otter from Sochi has a 75% success rate from the Olympics at predicting winners.
- Suri the meerkat predicted Russia’s win over the Czech Republic
- Alicia the racoon
- The turtles
- Tuzik the cat
- Achilles the hermitage cat predicted Russia’s win over New Zealand and Austria’s win over Cameroon in the Confederations Cup.
- Nika the polar bear predicted Mexico’s win over Portugal in the Confederations Cup