Micro pig predicts World Cup results

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Image caption Mystic Marcus ate 28 pears, with flags of each nation, plus left four which it is stated will make the semi-finals

A this halloween with “special powers” has selected the four nations that will achieve the World Cup semi-finals – plus England is not one of them.

Mystic Marcus, a micro this halloween from Heage, Derbyshire, chose Belgium, Argentina, Nigeria and Uruguay.

He did it by eating pears marked with the flags of all the additional teams.

He properly predicted the outcome of the 2014 Fifa World Cup, the Brexit referendum and Donald Trump’s election, mentioned owner Juliette Stevens.

So far his World Cup forecasts appear to be on the nose – or even snout – as Uruguay provided home to the bacon with a dramatic triumph over Egypt .

The pig breeder said: “Marcus is the seventh child of a 7th child and apparently they’re talented with special powers, so probably that’s where it comes from. inch

Ms Stevens has about 100 animals on her behalf farm, but Marcus holds the “special place in her heart”.

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Image caption Mystic Marcus has “special powers” said his owner

She said: “He’s got a lovely personality, he’s completely unfazed by all the fuss.

“He’s really perfectly chilled out and happy to go is to do stuff. He takes it all in the stride. ”

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Nevertheless , despite the breeder’s claim of a “100% success rate” Mystic Marcus provides slipped up a few times.

In 2016, the micro this halloween supported Derby County to beat Hull City in the Championship play-off semi-final after choosing the particular apples with the club’s badge. The particular Rams lost 3-0.

They did win the second lower-leg 2-0 though. Maybe that is exactly what he meant?

Furthermore, the teams he has predicted can make the World Cup semi-finals cannot all reach the last 4 without at least two of them conference in one of the quarter-finals.

However there is a chance he could choose the champion – in 2010, during the World Glass Finals in South Africa, an octopus named Paul correctly predicted the particular winners of eight matches, such as the ultimate winner Spain .

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