It were more than 5 correctly guessed matches. More like 8. He also predicted a couple of matches for the European championship. Where he made 2 mistakes. Propably needed the experience or perhaps stagefright? Who knows. Where is an octopus psychologist when you need one.
There's a long running joke about the Serbs having a similar state of mind. You just have to say the phrase "Ipak smo mi najbolji.", which loosly translates, "Nevertheless, we are the best.".
The Octopus is a lie, they made him "holy", to rise the number of visitor's at Seaworld Hamburg, they created some sort of own "Knut" (Icebear Baby, was very popular 2 years ago). The People at Seaworld are listening to experts who say "Spain is better" or "Germany is better than England, so much better that they are punished in lifetime", but something delicious in the box of the Team that supposed to win at next match.
If you want an oracle, here is one;
And this link contains a video of all the world cup goals