RIP Paul the Psychic Octopus

Simon Rice

paul 258x300 RIP Paul the Psychic OctopusTributes have been flooding in for Paul the Psychic Octopus who sadly passed away last night in a fish tank at the Oberhausen Sea Life Centre in Germany.

“Sad news about Paul. I bet he didn’t see that coming.”

“Some consolation for his family was that Paul was well off, meaning meaning they’ll be squids in. A true mark of the Octopus.”

“As a tribute perhaps the fourth round of the Carling Cup could be played over eight legs?”

“Anyone for Paella?”

“So long sucker”

Fitting words for a truly remarkable Octopus. As a further tribute to the Psychic one, rumour has it the dolphins at the Sea Life Centre in Brighton will be wearing black fin bands during this weekend’s acrobatics demonstration. Attempts to confirm this have so far been unsuccessful.

I think we can all agree that this is a sombre time for the football fraternity and it is in no way appropriate to be making jokes at this difficult time.

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  • airmarshall

    Are they planning to bury him at sea?

  • winky how

    rip paul =(

  • Tony Prudori

    He MUST have seen it coming, no?

  • Jan Mattsson

    I am sure it was him/her or whatever that yelled again in her/his dreams to let the world know not only human brains but also other creatures are good at predicting unforeseen…

  • Hoda Abdelkhalek


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