Paul the Octupus did it again. He predicted that Spain would win the match last night – and they did!
Boy, I wish I had put money on that game. On every game the Octopus called – I may be a bit richer than I am now!
As 300,000 German fans packed into the so-called “Fan Mile” behind the Brandenburg Gate to watch the semi-final on giant screens, and Germany beat England 4-1 and then thrashed Argentina 4-0 in last weekend’s quarter-final, things were looking really good.
But the European champions just showed their mettle, and they fought on through. Their Captain Carles Puyol scored a goal, and sealed the Spanish, and German fate.
Oh well, we’ll be rooting for the Netherlands, purely cos it’ll be nice for a side who has never won, to in – at least once in their history.
Last night we ate Frankfurters (sausages) in front of the TV, and now I’ll have to come up with a great dinner for the final – Paella fro the Spanish, or chips and mayonnaise for the Dutch???