Year Zero 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
Ronaldinho Happy 39th birthday to the godfather of flair! During his time at the top he tricked and flicked his way to worldwide adulation – and Jack Lang’s picked out the best bits
Neymar 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?
Real Madrid The Spanish giants have confirmed their mega deal to bring Flamengo's Brazilian wonderkid to the Bernabeu from summer 2018 – and he hasn't even played a first-team game yet
Vinicius Junior 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 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
Paulo Henrique 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...