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Rocky predicts England to draw

Rocky the raccoon predicts a draw between England and Ukraine. Photo: ITV West

Bristol Zoo's Rocky the raccoon has predicted England will draw with Ukraine in their final group game in the European Championships tonight.

The unusual football pundit had to choose food from one of three buckets - one had a picture of an England shirt, one had a Ukraine shirt, and the other was for a draw. Rocky dashed down from his hide and immediately selected the draw bucket.

Zoo keepers think Rocky might be psychic, just like Paul the octopus who correctly predicted all of Germany's World Cup clashes in 2010.

Rocky correctly predicted that England would beat Sweden in Friday's match. He failed to correctly guess the outcome of England's match against France, but Victoria Jones from Bristol Zoo says they never gave Rocky the option of a draw for the France game.

We thought we didn't give him a fair chance, so the next time we put a draw back in, and he did pick correctly by predicting England would win against Sweden. So we are very proud of him.

– Victoria Jones, Bristol Zoo

England need at least a draw to progress into the knock-out stages of the competition, and will play either Italy or Spain in the quarter-finals.

You can watch England vs Ukraine live on ITV1 tonight, with our coverage starting at 7pm.

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