Followers reward the otter who predicted Japan’s World Cup victory in opposition to Germany

A river otter at a Tokyo aquarium has obtained fervent reward on-line from Japanese followers for predicting Samurai Blue’s upset win in opposition to four-time champion Germany of their opening World Cup match in Qatar on Wednesday.

Taiyo, an 8-year-old boy at Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa, had expressed his alternative for Samurai Blue the day earlier than by inserting a miniature soccer ball within the blue bucket with the Japanese flag, snubbing a pink one with the German flag and a yellow one labeled “tie”.

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