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Right-Sided Attacker: Thomas Mueller


Germany forward Thomas Mueller

Germany forward Thomas Mueller

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Gave Germany a scare when he fell off a mountain bike during a training exercise in May, but showed no ill effects once he set foot on the Moses Mabhida turf in Durban for the first game against Australia. The biggest revelation to come out of the tournament, Mueller was a smooth operator on the right of the German attack, displaying skill, vision and a cool head in front of goal. No one would have predicted Mueller finishing the tournament with five goals.

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