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By: Catie Leary on July 23, 2010, 7:08 a.m.
Paul the octopus gets honorary citizenship

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Honorary citizenship for Paul

A Spanish national team soccer jersey is held up in front of the tank holding Paul the octopus at the Sea Life Center in Oberhausen, Germany, on July 22.

The octopus was declared an honorary citizen by a delegation from the Spanish city of Carballino. During the 2010 FIFA World Cup last month, Paul correctly guessed the outcome of all the German matches and he predicted Spain's victory in the soccer World Cup final.