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Articles by Jack Lang

Vinicius Junior Real Madrid
24 May 2018
One year ago today, Madrid announced the €45m capture of a 16-year-old Brazilian without a first-team appearance to his name. Twelve months on he’s already dividing opinion, writes Jack Lang
Brazil 2002 World Cup
20 December 2017
The recently retired Kaka was but a bit part player in this majestic Brazil squad, Jack Lang looks back at the Seleção side that claimed the country's fifth Jules Rimet trophy in Japan and South Korea to find out what they are up to these days...
Neymar Santos
19 August 2017
The world's most expensive footballer was once just one of many prospects in Brazil. That all changed in 2010. Jack Lang remembers a breakout campaign of tricks, trophies and tantrums
Neymar PSG Brazil
12 August 2017
Everyone’s had their say on football’s biggest-ever transfer – but what do the Seleção star’s loyal subjects back home think of his record-shattering switch? 
12 May 2017
According to reports in Spain, the deal is done to bring Flamengo's Brazilian wonderkid to the Bernabeu in summer 2018 – and he hasn't even played a first-team game yet
2 February 2017
FourFourTwo’s March 2017 cover star tricked and flicked his way to worldwide adulation during his time at the top – and Jack Lang’s picked out the best bits
19 November 2016
While Argentine bosses are employed freely across the world, South America's largest country struggles to export coaches. Jack Lang explains why short-term thinking is proving harmful
5 August 2016
Sevilla's new signing has enjoyed plenty of highs and endured many lows in recent years, but Jack Lang explains why he might finally be ready to take Europe by storm...
11 December 2014
Jack Lang lists 10 of the best friendly strikes, including Zidane, Riise and Eagles...