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Adidas Re-Launches the Predator, Football’s Most Iconic Boot

After being discontinued in 2015, Adidas has brought back its iconic Predator boot. Featuring the latest technology while staying true to its vintage roots, the Predator 18+ is the...

The Football Vagabond: A Conversation With Steve Bernasconi, Founder of The Soccer Tour

From February to October 2017, Steve Bernasconi embarked on The Soccer Tour, an eight-month, 30,000-mile journey that gave a glimpse of the lives of soccer supporters from all levels...

Top 10 Tekkers: The Thanksgiving Edition

The end of November is a wonderful time for Americans. We spend time with family and stuff our faces with an amazing feast. However, after all of that food,...
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Seasoned Pro Footballer Tristan Bowen is Stronger, Wiser and Targeting the New Hometown Team

Tristan Bowen is a professional footballer who has played in multiple leagues around the world including the United States U-18 and U-20 national teams. Now back home in Los...
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Jesse Marlet Wins Big at Record-Setting Dutch National Championships

In the largest Dutch National Championships ever, Jesse Marlet brought home the national title in addition to winning the Sick 3 competition. Marlet, along with Jack Pool (father of...

The Pros Weigh In: Are Freestyle Competitions Getting Boring?

While freestyle football continues to grow across the globe, there have been grumblings amongst both freestylers and spectators that freestyle competitions are starting to become boring. Urban Pitch contributor...

Freestyler’s Playlist: How Brazilian Super Ball Winner Pedrinho Connects Music to His Freestyle Flow

For years, Brazil has been the vanguard of football creativity, style, and flair, not just in the traditional game, but in all facets — from street football, to futsal,...

Roadblocked to Russia: Six Teams We’ll Miss at the 2018 World Cup

As we draw nearer to the biggest sporting event in the world, the anticipation for each participating country is growing. However, as always, there are some notable teams that...
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The End of an Era: The Five Best Moments From Adidas’ The Base Moscow

After serving its community for over a year, The Base Moscow has shut down its operations. Just as The Base Berlin did, the Moscow facility gave a safe place...

The Roundup: The Biggest and Best Events to Close Out 2017

FOMO is real. Stay up to date with our monthly Roundup series, which highlights some of the biggest and best freestyle, futsal and street football events across the globe.  As...
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Guerrilla FC Seeks to Subvert and Revolutionize Global Football Culture

In just over a year, Washington D.C.-based football collective Guerrilla FC has made a nationwide and international impact with its signature style, concept, and vision. In addition to fielding...

Top 10 Tekkers: Freestyle Fever

While the last edition of Top 10 Tekkers highlighted some of the world's best up-and-coming ground movers, this week's comes to you by way of the freestylers. We have...
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Adidas Earth Storm: How Does It Stack Up With the Rest?

Released last week, Adidas' new Earth Storm pack follows the footsteps of the previous Pyro and Ocean Storm drops from earlier this year. However, the more neutral and subdued...

Expansion FC: What Will Be the Newest Teams to Join Major League Soccer?

With 12 cities fighting for two Major League Soccer expansion franchises in 2020, we take a look at who has the best chance of becoming the newest team to...

David Beckham Balls Out With Tango Squad London

At the release event for David Beckham's new Adidas capsule collection, Tango Squad London was surprised by a guest visitor — Beckham himself. The legendary midfielder joined the squad...
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Take Your Pick: Nike Fire and Ice or Adidas Ocean and Pyro Storm?

Released today, Nike's Fire and Ice pack drapes its top boot models in scorching reds and glacial blues — reminiscent of Adidas' Ocean and Pyro Storm boots that dropped...
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Taming the Wild Child: A Conversation With Finnish National Champion Alexander Wessberg

At just 22 years old, Alexander Wessberg has nearly eight years of freestyle experience at the highest level. Although he amassed a reputation as a bit of a wild...

Five Times the Refs Absolutely Blew It

Referees have the hardest job in the world. When they do their job right, no one congratulates them. When they make one mistake, they are subject to the wrath...
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Urban Spotlight: Pro Footballer and Olympic Medalist Lauren Sesselmann Continues to Redefine Herself

Pro footballer, Olympic medalist, entrepreneur, trainer, designer, model — the list of titles and accolades are long and impressive for the multi-talented Lauren Sesselmann, who continues to carve out...
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Monsters in the Cage: The Pros Weigh in On the Scariest Ballers to Face in a 1v1 Panna Battle

In the spirit of Halloween, we've reached out to some of the top street ballers in the world to discuss their biggest fear — getting hit with a soul-crushing...