A South African illusionist, Ilan Smith, correctly predicted the winner, scorer and the minute the goal was scored of the 2014 FIFA World Cup final.
Smith had before the match predicted the outcome of the match in a piece of paper co-signed by a football fan, sealed and stuck on a soccer boot. The boot was the n locked in a box for the duration of the game.
According to his prediction, Germany would win the final by a lone goal and Mario Gotze would score in the 113th minute.
After the game, Robert Marawa of Super Sport opened the box live on TV after the illusionist presented the key to the box kept in the studio for the duration of the match and his prediction was right!
When asked why he risked his career to make such prediction, he smiled and replied; “If you want to do something great, you have to put yourself on the line”