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Blending artistry and technical prowess, freestyle football focuses on moves not necessarily designed for in-game purposes. Predominantly juggling and aerial tricks, often performed in complex combos, freestyle allows the individual to create their own personal style. As one of the fastest-growing sports in the world, it has become a rich outlet for performance and a site of high-level competition.

Meet the Fagerli Brothers, the Powerhouse Norwegian Duo and New Face of Freestyle

Ever wonder what it's like to walk in the shoes of a world champion? Well how about two? Meet the Fagerli brothers, a Norwegian duo who are individually ranked number...
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An Inside Look at Speen’s Emergence as a Powerhouse Freestyle Label

With the ever-growing popularity of freestyle football, so comes with it an increase in the number of brands and products centered around the sport and its lifestyle. Born in...
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Tom Kentta’s Genre-Bending Freestyler’s Playlist Will Take You on a Wild Ride

With just three years of freestyle experience under his belt, Tom Kentta was able to finish runner-up in the 2016 Oceania finals. We take a look at the eclectic mix of tunes that gets Kentta going during his training sessions. And when we say eclectic, we're talking everywhere from metal to chill hip-hop instrumentals. 

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...

Alex Mendoza Wins Second Straight U.S. National Championship in New York City

With a final match victory over former Red Bull Street Style runner-up Daniel Dennehy, Alex Mendoza claimed his second straight and third overall U.S. National Championship. The victory only...
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Urban Calendar: This Week in Football – 5/9/2016

Urban Pitch is giving our readers a monthly calendar for players and fans interested in street football, freestyle and futsal tournaments and events. Check it out to keep up...
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Urban Street Team Grows Freestyle Network Throughout Southeast Asia

Freestyle football is laying deep roots in Singapore, thanks largely to the pioneering freestylers of Urban Street Team (UST). Created in 2009 by Terence Ong, Terry Lee, and Mohammad...
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Japan’s Ultra-Creative Freestyle Scene Put On Full Display Once Again at Freestyle Fes 2017

In a melting-pot-competition of freestyle sports that included football, basketball, and flatland BMX, Freestyle Fes saw some of Japan's most talented athletes go toe-to-toe in an atmosphere that was...

Top 10 Tekkers: 2017 Edition!

For those of us in the doldrums after the holidays, we bring you this week's Top 10 Tekkers! After all, what better way to ring in the new year...

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...

Welcome to Urban Pitch!

I've always loved the thrill of competing in just about anything one can imagine, but above all, soccer has been my greatest and most long-lasting passion. My love for the beautiful game began...
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Who to Watch: Russia’s New Street Ballers

Along with the noticeable rise of street football in the U.S., the street game hype is happening all over the world, with exciting talent popping up all over the place with a variety of unique styles. Russia is one area...
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Passion, Energy, and a Life-Changing Experience at the Game of Life Charity Games in Jamaica

Urban Pitch resident pro freestyler Caitlyn Schrepfer shares her breathtaking experience from her trip to Jamaica while working with the Game of Life and Football for the World foundations....
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Urban Spotlight: One-on-One with Futsaler Jade Elliott, Youthful Pioneer in UK’s Football League Trust

Youngsters from the UK are continuing to pioneer new avenues in women’s football. We recently spotlighted teen talent Liv Cooke, the UK’s first and only professional female freestyler. Today, we’re featuring Urban Pitch’s...
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Tango League NYC: Adidas Gathers East Coast Creatives for a Night of Street Football

The Adidas Tango League is a global campaign that finds and showcases young, creative football talent around the world. The company has been hosting Tango League tournaments in select cities...

The Adidas v. Nike Scorecard: How Adidas is Outperforming a Giant by Going Back to Its Roots

The race to be the biggest sports brand in the world has been a long, storied battle. It seemed like the contest was over after Nike established its empire and won...

For Freestylers, By Freestylers: How Tobias Becs Embraced the Challenges of Creating 4Freestyle

Widely regarded as one of the top freestylers in the game today, Norwegian superstar Tobias Becs owns multiple world records, national championships, and prestigious tournament victories (not to mention...

Top 10 Tekkers to Pop Off July With a Bang

From the Confederations Cup to the European Street Cup, it's been a busy few weeks in the world of both urban and traditional football. All that footy being played...

Two-Time Italian Champion Luca Chiarvesio Sets His Sights on Being the World’s Best

Luca Chiarvesio isn't satisfied. At 21, he's quickly establishing himself as a force in the freestyle world, but he isn't resting on his laurels and has an unfettered look at...
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World Record Holder Laura Biondo Reveals Her Favorite Trick

Multiple Guinness World Records holder, including for most headers in a minute and most ATWs in a minute, and decorated freestyle champ Laura Biondo makes "The Clipper" seem deceptively easy. The trick actually requires...

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