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SOCHI, June 28. /Offset. TASS Tatyana Polinyuk/. The specialists of Sochi Dolphinarium has taught his players to play football. For the world Cup in 2018 it is planned to prepare a special program with participation of marine animals, dedicated to the football festival, told TASS artistic Director of an entertainment complex Alexander Kosolapov.

“We have already formed of the 8 dolphins two teams planned two living in our dolphinariums Arctic whales – belugas – put in gate. The role of the arbitrator preparing the sea lion,” said Kosolapov.

According to the representative of the Dolphinarium, marine mammals are able to pass and to score soccer balls into the goal. While waterfowl artists almost every day busy in the show, after the holiday season, the coaches will start a more consistent training.

“In the fall and winter when we have few ideas, will be hard to train dolphins . For the world Cup 2018 will present a separate program dedicated to football,” – shared his plans for the art Director of the Sochi Dolphinarium.

Bottlenose Dolphin predicted Portugal and Germany reaching the final of the confederations Cup

Have one of the dolphins that live in the Sochi Dolphinarium, and the gift of foresight. The female of the black sea Dolphin bottlenose Dolphin named Wanda back in the days of the Olympic games 2014 successfully predicted the results of the games. “The accuracy of its Olympic predictions was 90%, then we have nicknamed her “our Wang”. Now the coaches decided to offer marine mammal to choose the winners of the semi-finals of the confederations Cup,” – said in dolphinariums.

Wanda predicted a victory against Portugal in the semifinal match against Chile, which will be held on Wednesday in Kazan, – the ball with the name of this team carried in their teeth the Dolphin from the pool. The teams of Germany and Mexico (29 June, Sochi), according to the prediction of the occupant of the Dolphinarium, will end in favor of the German team.

The confederations Cup will end on July 2. World Cup 2018 will be held from 14 June to 15 July at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia: Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg, Saransk, Volgograd and Rostov-on-don.