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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.

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In Cali, It’s Always a Good Day to Ball

There are some days you just want to forget your troubles, meet up with the homies, and do what you love. In our case, that means playing ball, and when you're in Cali
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Steve Elias Shows Us How to SWRL

The SWRL is not only Steve "Eli Freeze" Elias' signature move, it's also the name of his lifestyle clothing brand and company that reps the "freeing and fluid" philosophy behind...
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Palle Still the Godfather of Air Moves, Even in the Basement

Our favorite Swede is back at it with acrobatic combos that are straight smooth. Why Palle chose to film this in his basement, I have no idea. It's possible the...
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Adidas Shows L.A. How to #BossEveryone With “Purecontrol”

Adidas has been everywhere lately, releasing a slew of suped-up new gear and launching a fresh marketing campaign that seeks to reinvigorate their place in football. The three-stripe company has always
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Urban Spotlight: Kotaro Tokuda, Youngest Freestyle Champ

One of Japan's premier freestylers, Kotaro Tokuda aka "Tokura," first began playing soccer in the sixth grade. When an injury on the field turned him onto freestyle, Tokuda quickly took...
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The Mario Götze Flick-Up, With a Lil Sum-Sum

Here's a freestyle variation on Mario Götze's original flick-up move with a twist — one of the guys from IT10Soccer starts off with the flick-up, then adds a back heel and spin to it.  Here's...
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Freestyle Champ Marvin Rodriguez Demos His Backflip Catch

Marvin Rodriguez is part of Mexico's Kskrita wrecking crew that has been straight bulldozing the freestyle scene lately. Rodriguez nearly swept last year's SISM, Mexico, and North American Freestyle championships by going 1-1-2...
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Umar’s Signature Move: The B-Boy Soulspin

SoCal's Umar Dalati broke down one of his favorite moves that, as you can probably tell from the name, makes him feel like a b-boy. Considering Dalati is 6-foot and...

Josh Rey Is on Something Nasty with this JBR Combo

I remember the night Josh Rey filmed this unreal combo at our facility for theFC. Although I was busy handling pickup game duties that night, I sneaked in a few peeks during the...

Urban Spotlight: Why Séan Garnier Is an All-Around Maestro

Most people have heard of Séan Garnier. Even if you're not a hardcore soccer or freestyle fan, you've probably seen him in this commercial disguised as an old man or battling Neymar for...

Yael Averbuch, U.S. Women’s National Player, Shows Off the Jersey Turnpike

Professional soccer player Yael Averbuch, who's a member of FC Kansas City and a midfielder for the U.S. Women's National Team, demonstrates an acrobatic move that "probably" wouldn't be used in...

Tozi Isn’t Human and Belongs in the Matrix

Twenty-year-old Damian Pasternak, who goes by "Tozi," seems to slow down time and space during this gravity defying freestyle session. At times, it looks like he's using an invisible...

Alex Mendoza Shows Off His L.A. Swag

Alex Mendoza, otherwise known as Alex17, puts together one of his freestyle combos: The L.A. Swag. It's a fitting name coming from this one-time U.S. Freestyle Champion who has been...
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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...

What Kind of Superfood Diet Is This Japanese Kid On?!

Have you been introduced yet to Keisuke, aka freestyle10k? This kid has a ridiculous flow, and he's only 16! When I was his age, I was just trying to pass...

Palle Shows Us How to Juggle Dad Duties Like a Boss

Y'all know Palle, right? As in the guy the "Palle Around the World" move is named after? Anyhow, Rickard Sjölander, aka Palle, shows how he manages to juggle football and dad...
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Japanese Freestyler Yosuke Yokota Proves He’s Still a Creative Beast

Here's a pretty sweet video by Yosuke Yokota, the seriously skilled freestyler best known for his second-place finish to Séan Garnier in the 2008 inaugural Red Bull Street Style World Finals, held...

Caitlyn Schrepfer, the Beyoncé of Freestyle, Shows Us Her Favorite Move

If Caitlyn Schrepfer was a Destiny's Child, she would be a mix of Beyoncé's hard-core talent, Kelly Rowland's unassuming cool, and the good-news optimism of Michelle Williams. Schrepfer is quickly becoming one...
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Séan Garnier Gave Me Panna-noia

Séan Garnier — the myth, the legend, the deliver of painful pannas — recently dropped in on our UrbanFutsal LA facility for a private film session. It started off friendly...
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Delirious Flow: Gio Reps Mexican Ballers at Freestyle Finals

Mexican freestyler Jovanny "Gio" González, or Big 'Fro, as we like to call him, has been cleaning up on the freestyle scene with impressive wins in the 2015 calendar year. While...

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