A “psychic” octopus in a German zoo, who has become one of the talking points of the FIFA World Cup 2010, has become a matter of intrigue and celebration for soccer fans all over the world. Bollywood stars – not immune to the football fever – burnt the midnight oil to catch up on the late night telecast yesterday (July 11), and had a lot to say about the prophetic Paul.
Aamir Khan: “Paul beat me but it, was not a fair contest, he got 8 hands! Dear Paul, aap purush nahi… Octopus ho.”
Amitabh Bachchan, “Paulie Baba zindabad !! Didn’t kick a single ball and lifted World Cup ..”
Mallika Sherawat: Paul “maybe a symbol of the manylimbed holy ones”.
Karan Johar: “Ok!! Octopus baba rules!! Welcome the new astrologer of the world! I am desperate to send scripts to him now!”
Shekhar Kapur: “Paul the octopus being ordained in Spain & people voting 2 christen him St Paul of Football. After all he can bless 8 people at the same time.”
Arshad Warsi: “Witnessed one of the most aggressive match last night… Well deserved victory for Spain… Paul Baba ki jai ho..”
Vir Das: “I christen myself Paul the OctoDas. My prediction – no one cares.”
Jugal Hansraj: “Ah so Paul rules! I was supporting the lads in orange but the octopus had other plans!”
By Koimoi Team