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What's Izzy's prediction for the next US match?

For its next World Cup game, USA plays Germany on Thursday.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.)

That could mean one thing: it's time for Izzy — Isidoro — our world Cup predicting ocelot to make his latest pick.

So, Marco headed down to the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston to find out which team Izzy picks.

Izzy Picks: Germany over USA from PRI's The World on Vimeo.

Izzy munched on the leaves on the US side first but then quickly headed over to the other side and ate two bamboo leaves from the Germans.

"If you look at those leaves as goals, the US just lost to Germany," Marco says.

So, there you have it.

Izzy predicts a win for the German team.

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