Paul the Octopus predicted World Cup results, whereas The Simpsons predicted Neymar's injury.
Yes, in an episode broadcast in April, a Brazilian player who goes by the name "El Divo", who bears more than a passing resemblance to the theatrical Neymar, collapses in the penalty area.
Neymar: Cursed by The Simpsons
Homer, refereeing the World Cup final, decides not to award a penalty but El Divo is carried off on a stretcher.
Insistent, Homer cries "no penalty" and again at a cemetery, as he watches undertakers conduct El Divo's burial.
And the final score in Brazil's match? Brazil 0-2 Germany...