Alex Bellos

Neymar's Not Enough: Brazil Needs Hulk to Be Huge, Too
The striker puts power over finesse, and that's just what the Green and Yellow needs
June 17, 2014

The striker puts power over finesse, and that's just what the Green and Yellow needs

Eleven Writers and Intellectuals on the World Cup's Most Compelling Characters
June 10, 2014

Karl Ove Knausgaard, Aleksandar Hemon, Joseph O'Neill, and eight other soccer-loving writers plumb the tournaments most compelling characters.