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Russia: Achilles the Cat predicts victory for Portugal in Group A final clash of Confederations Cup01:34

Russia: Achilles the Cat predicts victory for Portugal in Group A final clash of Confederations Cup

Russian Federation, St. Petersburg
June 24, 2017 at 13:58 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Hermitage Museum's very own cat, Achilles, predicted a victory for the Portuguese national football team in the final group stage game of the Confederations Cup, St. Petersburg, Saturday.

The cat had to make a choice between two bowls of food and booths demarked with the national flags of Portugal and New Zealand. The technique reportedly has an accuracy of 80 to 100 percent, since in the past the cat was able to guess most of the winners of the Eurovision Song Contest and the Olympic Games.

Later on Saturday, Portugal is facing New Zealand at Saint Petersburg Stadium.

Russia: Achilles the Cat predicts victory for Portugal in Group A final clash of Confederations Cup01:34
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The Hermitage Museum's very own cat, Achilles, predicted a victory for the Portuguese national football team in the final group stage game of the Confederations Cup, St. Petersburg, Saturday.

The cat had to make a choice between two bowls of food and booths demarked with the national flags of Portugal and New Zealand. The technique reportedly has an accuracy of 80 to 100 percent, since in the past the cat was able to guess most of the winners of the Eurovision Song Contest and the Olympic Games.

Later on Saturday, Portugal is facing New Zealand at Saint Petersburg Stadium.

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