World Cup fever hits animals worldwide

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The games have been fantastic, the goals have been breathtaking and the finishes have been unpredictable. Humans aren't the only ones with soccer fever; our animal friends have gotten in on the act as well!

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This little pup can play with the best of 'em. (Special to Yahoo Sports/Youtube.com)
Dog catches soccer ball
This little pup can play with the best of 'em. (Special to Yahoo Sports/Youtube.com)
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Leila de Matos holds her cat, Yandu, as it wears a Brazlian flag hat as they visit Copacabana beach while waiting for the start of the World Cup tournament on June 11, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil continues to prepare to host the World Cup which starts on June 12th and runs through July 13th. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Yandu the cat
Leila de Matos holds her cat, Yandu, as it wears a Brazlian flag hat as they visit Copacabana beach while waiting for the start of the World Cup tournament on June 11, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil continues to prepare to host the World Cup which starts on June 12th and runs through July 13th. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
A dog wearing Brazil's team colors arrives for the Group F match between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina during the 2014 FIFA World Cup at Maracana on June 15, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images)
Brazilian canine fan
A dog wearing Brazil's team colors arrives for the Group F match between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina during the 2014 FIFA World Cup at Maracana on June 15, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images)
An Otter named Chippu, 6 years old representing the Japanese team selects the Greece flag ball as he swims at the Himeji Central Park on June 19, 2014 in Himeji, Japan. Chippu predicted Greece to win their FIFA 2014 World Cup match against Japan in Brazil, by selecting the soccer ball of Greece. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
Chippu the otter
An Otter named Chippu, 6 years old representing the Japanese team selects the Greece flag ball as he swims at the Himeji Central Park on June 19, 2014 in Himeji, Japan. Chippu predicted Greece to win their FIFA 2014 World Cup match against Japan in Brazil, by selecting the soccer ball of Greece. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
Japanese carp fish plays soccer in a fish tank at Himeji Central Park on June 19, 2014 in Himeji, Japan. In the lead up to the Japanese team playing Greece at the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
Japanese carp fish
Japanese carp fish plays soccer in a fish tank at Himeji Central Park on June 19, 2014 in Himeji, Japan. In the lead up to the Japanese team playing Greece at the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
Boxer Dog is going after the soccer ball. (Michael Lofenfeld/Getty Images)
Boxer dog
Boxer Dog is going after the soccer ball. (Michael Lofenfeld/Getty Images)
In this handout image supplied by Adidas the eagle flies in with the new adidas boots during the hand over of the new boots for the German National Team at St. Martin training ground on May 22, 2014 in St.Martin in Passeier, Italy. (Handout/adidas via Getty Images)
Adidas the eagle
In this handout image supplied by Adidas the eagle flies in with the new adidas boots during the hand over of the new boots for the German National Team at St. Martin training ground on May 22, 2014 in St.Martin in Passeier, Italy. (Handout/adidas via Getty Images)
<span class="Lbl">A sheep dressed in a jersey in the colours of the Colombian national soccer team is seen during a exhibition, prior to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, in Nobsa, June 1, 2014. The sheep is named Falcao, after the Colombian player. REUTERS/Jose Miguel Gomez</span>
Colombian sheep
A sheep dressed in a jersey in the colours of the Colombian national soccer team is seen during a exhibition, prior to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, in Nobsa, June 1, 2014. The sheep is named Falcao, after the Colombian player. REUTERS/Jose Miguel Gomez
Six-year-old female sea lion Chanto, wearing Japan's national soccer team uniform, controls a ball during a new show in support of the national football team for the upcoming the 2014 World Cup soccer tournament, at the Shinagawa Aqua Stadium aquarium in Tokyo June 5, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Chanto the sea lion
Six-year-old female sea lion Chanto, wearing Japan's national soccer team uniform, controls a ball during a new show in support of the national football team for the upcoming the 2014 World Cup soccer tournament, at the Shinagawa Aqua Stadium aquarium in Tokyo June 5, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato
<span class="Lbl">Tina the psychic turtle on her way to work in Rio de Janeiro. In a project called 'OnThe Sidelines' Reuters photographers share pictures showing their own quirky and creative view of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. REUTERS/Micahel Dalder </span>
Tina the psychic turtle
Tina the psychic turtle on her way to work in Rio de Janeiro. In a project called 'OnThe Sidelines' Reuters photographers share pictures showing their own quirky and creative view of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. REUTERS/Micahel Dalder
<span class="Lbl">An Asian lioness sits with a ball in an enclosure at London Zoo June 12, 2014. The zoo held a photocall with three lionesses and a ball ahead of this summers Soccer World Cup in Brazil. Three lions appear on the shirts of the England soccer team. REUTERS/Paul Hackett</span>
Asian lioness
An Asian lioness sits with a ball in an enclosure at London Zoo June 12, 2014. The zoo held a photocall with three lionesses and a ball ahead of this summers Soccer World Cup in Brazil. Three lions appear on the shirts of the England soccer team. REUTERS/Paul Hackett
<span class="Lbl">Giant panda Ying Mei approaches a box of food with the Brazilian flag on it during an event called "Panda Predicts World Cup Results", ahead of the 2014 World Cup opening match between Brazil and Croatia, in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province, June 12, 2014. Picture taken June 12, 2014. REUTERS/China Daily</span>
Giant panda Ying Mei
Giant panda Ying Mei approaches a box of food with the Brazilian flag on it during an event called "Panda Predicts World Cup Results", ahead of the 2014 World Cup opening match between Brazil and Croatia, in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province, June 12, 2014. Picture taken June 12, 2014. REUTERS/China Daily
The armadillo called Norman, Germany's World Cup oracle, approaches the soccer ball representing Germany as he makes his prediction for the team's opening World Cup match against Portugal on June 16, at the zoo in the western city of Muenster June 13, 2014. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender
Norman the Armadillo
The armadillo called Norman, Germany's World Cup oracle, approaches the soccer ball representing Germany as he makes his prediction for the team's opening World Cup match against Portugal on June 16, at the zoo in the western city of Muenster June 13, 2014. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender
A dolphin jumps out of the water to knock a soccer ball in the air as part of an event in support of Japan's national soccer team at the 2014 World Cup during a show at Shinagawa Aqua Stadium aquarium in Tokyo June 13, 2014. Japan will play against Ivory Coast in their opening World Cup soccer match on Saturday. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Dolphin
A dolphin jumps out of the water to knock a soccer ball in the air as part of an event in support of Japan's national soccer team at the 2014 World Cup during a show at Shinagawa Aqua Stadium aquarium in Tokyo June 13, 2014. Japan will play against Ivory Coast in their opening World Cup soccer match on Saturday. REUTERS/Issei Kato
<span class="Lbl">An octopus named Hacchan predicts Japan's victory in their 2014 World Cup soccer match against Ivory Coast by choosing the mock goal with the Japanese national flag, at Shinagawa Aqua Stadium aquarium in Tokyo June 13, 2014. Japan will play against Ivory Coast in their opening World Cup soccer match on Saturday. REUTERS/Issei Kato </span>
Hacchan the octopus
An octopus named Hacchan predicts Japan's victory in their 2014 World Cup soccer match against Ivory Coast by choosing the mock goal with the Japanese national flag, at Shinagawa Aqua Stadium aquarium in Tokyo June 13, 2014. Japan will play against Ivory Coast in their opening World Cup soccer match on Saturday. REUTERS/Issei Kato
<span class="Lbl">Two-year-old African penguin named Aochan, wearing the Japanese soccer team jersey, prepares to make a prediction on the result of Japan's 2014 World Cup soccer match against Ivory Coast at Shinagawa Aqua Stadium aquarium in Tokyo June 13, 2014. Japan will play against Ivory Coast in their opening World Cup soccer match on Saturday. REUTERS/Issei Kato</span>
Aochan the two-year-old penguin
Two-year-old African penguin named Aochan, wearing the Japanese soccer team jersey, prepares to make a prediction on the result of Japan's 2014 World Cup soccer match against Ivory Coast at Shinagawa Aqua Stadium aquarium in Tokyo June 13, 2014. Japan will play against Ivory Coast in their opening World Cup soccer match on Saturday. REUTERS/Issei Kato
<span class="Lbl">Elephants painted with flags of France and England (R) perform to celebrate the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, as hundreds of people watch along the Khaosan tourist street, in Bangkok June 13, 2014. The performance was part of an event arranged by the Khaosan Road business association in a bid to boost tourism under the current curfew, according to the association. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom </span>
Elephants painted with flags of France and England
Elephants painted with flags of France and England (R) perform to celebrate the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, as hundreds of people watch along the Khaosan tourist street, in Bangkok June 13, 2014. The performance was part of an event arranged by the Khaosan Road business association in a bid to boost tourism under the current curfew, according to the association. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
<span class="Lbl">Four-year-old Asian elephant Yalu, reaches for the food in front of a Spanish national flag as it takes part in a World Cup match prediction event ahead of the 2014 Brazil World Cup group match between Spain and Chile, at a zoo in Jinan, Shandong province June 18, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer</span>
Yalu the Asian elephant
Four-year-old Asian elephant Yalu, reaches for the food in front of a Spanish national flag as it takes part in a World Cup match prediction event ahead of the 2014 Brazil World Cup group match between Spain and Chile, at a zoo in Jinan, Shandong province June 18, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

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