Everywhere in the world, weekly lotteries are seen as a way out, a shortcut from dragging one’s feet to work and the chain of numerous responsibilities.
It is not easy to earn the way out, however, as one has to pick the right numbers at the right time in the right order.
As millions pin their hopes with a slip of their most fortunate numbers, Thailand has seen the unlikeliest number awing millions of its hopefuls. ‘999997’.
Amongst all the numbers, only ‘7’ and ‘9’ were picked with ‘9’ appearing a record five times. As the number raised surprises rather than disappointment, we took the chance to express these numbers in the best way we can: football.
Ronaldo, fondly remembered for donning the ‘Number 9’ with the Seleção, the winners of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, was portrayed five times with the last image being former Real Madrid C.F. forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
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