https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euZitENTALI An "official oracle" has spoken — or eaten, technically — and predicted victory for Russia. That was the news from St. Petersburg Wednesday after Achilles the cat picked Russia to win the opening match of the World Cup on Thursday in a game against Saudi Arabia. He picked between two bowls of cat food, and chose the one marked with the three colors of the Russian flag — "however not without hesitation," according to Russia's state-owned Tass news agency. Achilles is a white cat who lives in St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum — one of about 50 to 70 cats tasked with catching rats in the museum's basement, Tass says. Museum veterinarian Anna Kondratyeva told The Associated Press that he "loves his motherland...
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Achilles The 'Psychic' Cat Predicts Russia Win In World Cup Opening Match