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Last Updated: Thursday April 07 2011 08:05 GMT

Paul the octopus gets memorial statue

Paul the predicting octopus memorial statue

A monument to the memory of Paul the Octopus, who correctly predicted the results of matches at the World Cup last summer, has been unveiled.

The statue is at the Sea Life centre in Germany where Paul lived until his death in October.

He was found in his tank having died during the night of natural causes.

Paul predicted the winners of all of Germany's games by picking a snack from one of two boxes put in his tank showing the flags of the sides playing.

The tribute shows a very large Paul with his tentacles hanging over a football which is patterned with different national flags.