Many people are allergic to number 13. This figure is considered an unlucky number. The same with football players who competed in the World Cup in 2010. But this does not apply to Thomas Mueller. Player of the German national football team is actually very proud to wear the costume back numbered 13.

Carrying just four players who scored the history of success since the World Cup was held in 1954, wearing the number one jersey with 13. First is a Portuguese player, Eusebio, who appeared in the World Cup in 1966. Although using the number 13 back, the Mozambique-born player to contribute nine goals. Four of them scored goals in the quarter-finals. He at once obtained the gold shoes, gifts for soccer players who managed to become a top score. Until now, he's still listed as Portugal's best player.

The second player is Max Marlock, while successfully bringing Germany to win 3-2 over Hungary, the 1954 World Cup final. He became a key victory of Germany at that time. The third player is the striker of Italy, Angelo Domenghini, who lead Gli Azzuri (Italy soccer team nickname) to get runner-up. Four years later, Gerd Mueller who was also wearing a costume with back number 13, became West Germany's decisive victory over the Dutch, at the World Cup final match.

Thomas Mueller is now wearing the costume back numbered 13, and managed to become the star German national soccer team. He successfully contributed three goals in four games. Contributed one goal as Germany beat Australia. Two other goals to force the English national team lift the luggage from South Africa.

Costume-numbered election is really going back 13 accident. Actually, these costumes are owned by the team captain, Michael Ballack. But, he suffered injuries and was not taken well by the coach, Joachim Loew.

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