The 13-year-old parakeet has become a local celebrity in Singapore after its owner, M. Muniyappan, claimed Mani picked all four winners in the World Cup quarter-finals and predicted Spain’s semi-final victory over Germany.
Here Watch how Mani the Magical Bird Choose Netherlands as Winner of FIFA World Cup 2010.
|Muniyappan the parrot owner|
|Mani Chooses Spain|
The ‘magical’ bird’s latest forecast saw it flip over one of two white cards to reveal the flag of the Netherlands, who are now being tipped to spring a surprise and claim a first World Cup final win in three attempts over the Euro 2008 winners and bookies’ favourites.
He’s a special bird,” said 80-year-old Muniyappan, who was born in India and moved to Singapore in 1953.