Memorial for Paul the octopus

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Paul the octopus, made famous for correctly predicting each of Germany's 2010 World Cup matches, will get his own permanent memorial corner to mark his life.

Three months after his death, the shrine has been unveiled at the Sea Life aquarium in Oberhausen in western Germany where Paul after being moved there from Weymouth’s Sea Life Centre.

Dubbed Paul’s Corner’ by the tabloids, the centrepiece of the memorial will be Paul’s urn.

Paul became famous last summer after correctly predicting the outcome of eight matches at the 2010 World Cup, including Germany's victory over England and Spain’s final win. Paul’s selection of a mussel in a transparent box draped in the competitor’s flags were broadcast on live television in Germany and across parts of Europe.

Following the World Cup Paul was used in an advert for a German supermarket and promoted England's bid for the 2018 World Cup.

His legacy appears to live on as an American-produced documentary about Paul is in the works and a Russian goods company Dialogue has just this week registered the 'Paul the octopus' brand name for sports betting in 20 countries and to sell machines, paper, leather, fabric, clothes, games, beer, advertisements and others.