Paul the Psychic Octopus was left in the starting blocks as Singapore's Mani the Parakeet drew first blood of the battle of the World Cup tipsters. While Weymouth-born Paul has correctly predicted the outcome of
every Germany game in South Africa, 13-year old Mani has become popular in the Far East after picking the winners. Mani's owner M. Muniyappan places two cards in front of the bird's cage and his feathered friend turns over who he thinks will win. Its good news for Holland against Spain on Sunday as Mani predicts like that. Wait and watch!.