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Psychic pig to predict Euro 2012

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 - 01:30

June 6 - Continuing the legacy of Paul the Octopus, Ukraine brings psychic pig Khryak to make Euro 2012 predictions. Elly Park reports.

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Remember Paul, the legendary octopus who correctly predicted the outcome of the 2010 World Cup? Two years later in Kiev, a psychic pig takes over where Paul the Octopus has left off. Khryak is the latest addition to the Ukrainian squad to tip the winners of the Euro 2012 matches. Although not the most photogenic among the psychic, organizers say his telepathic abilities are real. Kiev Euro 2012 PR Director, Svitlana Bovkun. SOUNDBITE: Official Kiev Euro 2012 Fan Zone Pr Director Svitlana Bovkun, saying (Russian) "We checked over two weeks his ability to predict outcomes of local and international matches and well… he has a psychic ability, we would not have taken him otherwise. We'll see how accurate he is in just a few days." Khryak's powers will be officially tested on June 8th when the European soccer championships kick off in Poland and Ukraine. And even if Khryak miss-sniffs the winner of a match, organizers promise that he'll be safe from the butcher's knife. Elly Park, Reuters.

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Psychic pig to predict Euro 2012

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 - 01:30