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Urban Lens: A Day at the Beach in Porto, Portugal

The second largest city in Portugal, Porto is blessed with a coastline of long, clean, sandy beaches. The popular beach spot Praia de Matosinhos attracts a young, sporty crowd and...

Yassine ‘Coyote’ is Living a Cooler Life than You, or: How to Stop Worrying and Just Ball

Yassine Abderrahim is a busy man. Between Instanbul, Doha, Brussels, San Francisco, and countless other amazing global destinations, the multi-faceted street baller and freestyler is currently living life at 100....
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2016 Year in Review

This year had a lot of remarkable highs and lows in the wide and ever-expanding world of the beautiful game. It was important for us here at Urban Pitch...
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Top 10 Tekkers for the New Year

New Year, new tekkers! This week, we have another 10 inspiring videos with cool tricks and ideas to impress your family and friends for the holidays! 10. Spicy Ground Moves A great mix...

Philippines’ PWG Wins Asian Freestyle Football Championship

The Asian Freestyle Football Championship (AFFC) is the preeminent freestyle competition in Asia. This year, the event featured 31 participants from Japan, China, Brunei, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Iran, Hong...
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Urban Lens: A Rainy Day in Borneo

On the island of Borneo, as children laugh and play in the rain, we witness unmitigated joy and freedom and are reminded of our own childhood memories of fun, rainy...

Film Review: “Ballon sur Bitume” is a Glimpse into the Culture Behind French Street Football

Ballon sur Bitume, meaning concrete football, is an engrossing 50-minute documentary that offers viewers a chance to immerse themselves in the culture of los banlieues. Los banlieues are the suburbs in France,...

Last-Minute Gift Ideas for the Footballer in Your Life

With just a few days left until Christmas, you may be like me and still have most (if not all) of your Christmas shopping left to do. Not to...

Don’t Fake the Funk: Kosuke Takahashi’s Freestyler’s Playlist

Kosuke Takahashi has been busy building a name for himself in the increasingly competitive world of freestyle. After winning the Asian Freestyle Football Championship in 2015, he followed that up with a...
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Urban Lens: Manchester City Meets L.A.’s Street Ballers

This edition of Urban Lens retraces the memorable afternoon Manchester City paid a visit to the City of Angels. While here, we collaborated with the world-renowned football club to explore...

The Grind Never Stops: A One-On-One Conversation with IT10’s Mo Ali

Making it as a professional athlete in any sport is no easy feat. What's so often glamorized in media is in truth a grueling process that entails thousands of hours...

Top 10 Tekkers for the Holidays

It's that time for more of our favorite tekker videos! From ping pong solo cup tricks to "soccer bowling," here's some of the new trends happening this holiday season. 10. Ice ... Soccer?   WINTER...
Baller Select - LA Women's

Watch it Here: Baller Select Highlight Video

Baller Select is an underground tournament created by UrbanFutsal LA, where the top street teams in a city are invited to compete in a short-sided 5v5 tournament. On Dec....
Baller Select - LA Women's

Baller Select: L.A. Women’s Edition

On a breezy and sunny day in Los Angeles, CA, some of the most gifted women's soccer talent in southern California, and arguably the U.S., came to an empty parking...

Freestyler’s Playlist: Greece’s Katerina Karali

This week's Freestyler's Playlist comes by way of Greece from 21-year-old champion freestyler Katerina Karali. In 2014 Karali was Greek Female Freestyle Champion and has since ranked in the...
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Urban Lens: In Old Havana, Cuba, a Young Boy and His Football

Cuba remains a beautiful, contradictory island brimming with rum, remnants of the revolution, and diesel cars juxtaposed alongside tourists and signs of encroaching modernity. In this edition of Urban...

The Round-Up: Coming Up in Street Football, Futsal, and Freestyle

2016 is rapidly coming to a close, so let's check out the remaining street football, futsal, and freestyle events for the year, as well as a few events in...

Top 10 Tekkers of the Week: Bencok, Doest, and Some Freestyle in Heels

This week's top street football, futsal, and freestyle tekkers are here! We got a little something of everything, starting with a bit of California love...
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Who to Watch at this Year’s Asian Freestyle Football Championship

The Asian Freestyle Football Championship (AFFC) is the preeminent freestyle competition in Asia, showcasing many of the world's best, from Japan to Indonesia to China and beyond. This year's...

Freestyle Football World Tour 2016 Results

The F3 World Tour concluded in picturesque Melbourne this past weekend. It was an exciting flurry of battles between a new crop of rising stars hoping to usurp the...