Neymar Jr’s Five 2017 Announcement: World’s Biggest Five-a-Side Tournament Returns!

It's baaaack! The global phenomenon of Neymar Jr's Five returns for a second year, and this time it promises to be bigger and better, with even more intense play. Open...

Chicago Shows Street Skills Reign Supreme at Neymar Jr’s Five Qualifier

Neymar Jr's Five international street ball tournament continued across the country this past month, bringing the best crews across the globe closer to the ultimate match-up of small-sided football. On May 22,...

Finish 2016 on the Right Track With These Upcoming Football Events

2016 is about to come to an end, but there's still a few weeks to finish the year doing what we love. Football! Here are some upcoming freestyle, street ball, and...

The Round-Up: Your Street Ball, Futsal, and Freestyle Events Coming this Fall

We got your fall street football, freestyle, and futsal events in our Urban Pitch calendar below. Check it out! HBfutsal Huntington Beach Street Soccer Tournament, 9/17 Huntington Beach, CA The set-up for this tournament...

Neymar Jr’s Five San Diego Highlights: A Redemption Win for “Dream Killers”

The Neymar Jr.'s Five San Diego qualifier tournament took place on May 15 on the large grass field at Waterfront Park. An enthusiastic crowd of spectators gathered to watch the teams compete...

USA Freestyle Soccer Championships to Be Hosted at University of Illinois

Freestyle contenders will test themselves against the best in the nation on July 7 at the University of Illinois, Chicago, where previous U.S. champ Khoa Nguyen (Seattle) will attempt to defend his title ...
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Vegas Hosts Wild 5v5 Street Battle

Over 100 soccer teams descended upon Las Vegas this past week for a 5v5 tournament that offered cash prizes and an all-expense paid trip to Bangkok, Thailand. The amateur event produced...
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Heard on the Street: At the Liverpool FC 125th Anniversary x New Balance Event

“We wanted to fuse Liverpool with L.A. That whole shoes on a wire…that image speaks through to L.A. and we wanted to bring that together with Liverpool F.C.”
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In Copenhagen, Elite Street Ballers Contend for Pannahouse Title

The world's top street football players will be descending upon Copenhagen, Denmark, on Saturday, May 21, for the Panna House Invitational in what is expected to be one of the...
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Harnessing the Power of Community, this Non-Profit is Changing Lives One Pitch at a Time

Every child deserves a safe place to play soccer. Love.futbol has predicated itself upon this phrase, but the non-profit has been giving communities around the world much more than...

Adidas Dark Space Brings Teams of Two to Compete

No matter how big or small the pitch, players on the field depend on each other. When you’re playing a 2v2 tournament, however, trusting your teammate becomes even more...
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Heard on the Street: At LAFC’s Black & Gold Rally

The Heard on the Street series engages with various attendees at special events to get their raw, unfiltered thoughts. At the latest LAFC Black & Gold Rally, we tracked down...

Cali Teams Dominate Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five at Challenging U.S. Finals

The U.S. teams that made it to Miami, FL, this past weekend for the Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five five-a-side regional finals faced off in an unconventional tournament of sorts: For outsiders,...

Super Ball 2016: The Holy Grail of Freestyle Competitions Was a Week of Battles, Partying, and Shocking Upsets

For anyone in the small but quickly growing community of freestyle, Super Ball is universally known as the penultimate competition, an annual event every serious and aspiring freestyler prepares for tirelessly...
2017 Pannahouse Invitational

2017 Pannahouse Invitationals: An Unforgettable Experience

Last year’s competition saw Soufiane Bencok claim his 1v1 championship crown after Ilyas Touba mysteriously disappeared before playing in the final. Shortly after, the #whereistouba hashtag started trending. This year a new champion would soon come to be.

From Superflys to Jordans, Here Are Some of the Sickest Designs in Street Football Boots

When it comes to football footwear, soccer brands are pushing creativity to the max as they evolve their designs for the latest cleats and flats. The intense rivalry to be the most...
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Creative and Sporting Luminaries Gather to Celebrate City of Angels FC’s Launch Party

Actors, musicians, and influencers mingled with supporters and club owners at a popular North Hollywood hot spot this past Sunday to toast the launch of Los Angeles' newest football club—City...
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#GlobalCityFans Features L.A. Diehards in Latest Episode, with a Nod to Street Football and Futsal

Even if you're not a hardcore fan of English Premier team Manchester City, you'll appreciate this latest GlobalCityFans episode featuring the vibrant and diverse football culture in Los Angeles (and an interview with Urban Pitch...

For Your Consideration: LAFC Produces Epic Video Featuring L.A. Street Ballers

In a much-anticipated release, LAFC revealed their new crest and colors early this January, preceding the club's upcoming inclusion into the MLS 2018 season and the building of a 22,000-seat soccer...
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Adidas Challenges Youth Teams to Speed of Light 5v5 Cup

Adidas continues to embrace the small-sided game as it launches some of its latest gear, in this case the Speed of Light pack for which the brand partnered with UrbanFutsal LA...

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