Nelly, the elephant predicts Germany win over Ukraine in Euro opener

  • AP, Berlin
  • Updated: Jun 10, 2016 20:31 IST
Elephant Nelly controls the ball, as an "animal oracle" to predict results of the Germany vs Ukraine match at Euro 2016, in the Safari Park in Hodenhagen, Germany. (Reuters Photo)

Nelly the psychic Elephant has predicted that Germany will win its opening match at the European Championship.

The Germans, who won the World Cup two years ago and are one of the big favourites at Euro 2016 in France, will face Ukraine on Saturday in Lille.

(Reuters Photo)

Ahead of the match, Nelly made her choice at a zoo in northern Germany by kicking a ball and scoring into a net designated for Ukraine, indicating that team will concede more goals on Saturday.

(Reuters Photo)

Serengeti zoo press officer Asta Knoth says “our 6-year-old elephant lady Nelly has predicted who will win or lose the first game in Group C of the Euro 2016 by kicking a football towards two goals. Nelly just predicted that Germany will win against Ukraine”.

(Reuters Phoro)

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