Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five Training Grounds

Round 1, Neymar Jr’s Five Training Grounds: Former Champs Return to Find a Surprise Competitor On Their Heels

In the first of UrbanFutsal LA and Red Bull's "Training Grounds" competition, an unknown team comes out of nowhere and nearly pulls a shocking upset over last year's Neymar...
Nike Strike Night LA

Nike Continues Their Strike Night Tour with a Stop in Los Angeles

Pro players, street ballers, influencers, and football fans converged inside a warehouse on the outskirts of Los Angeles last Friday to celebrate the release of Nike's Hypervenom 3 for...

Gamers Rejoice, You Can Soon Watch the FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Thanks to New Broadcast Deals

While most of the United States watched the Super Bowl earlier this year, a select group of diehards tuned into ESPN to watch the FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Regional...

Panama Strikes Gold at CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship, Earns Spot in 2017 FIFA World Cup

The CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship is a tournament that determines the Confederation’s champion and its qualifiers for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. The Panama men's beach soccer team made...

Neymar Jr’s Five L.A. “Training Grounds” Events Announced

UrbanFutsal LA has partnered with Red Bull to host three "Training Grounds" sessions in preparation for the official Neymar Jr's Five L.A. qualifiers on April 1. The mini-tournaments will serve as a perfect opportunity...

Watch Gareth Bale Challenge the S3 Society with Epic Keepie-Uppies Task in New Adidas Video

Adidas is stepping up their media game and expanding it to the world of freestyle with their Gamedayplus episodes, featuring interviews and playful shorts to promote the UEFA Champions...

U.S. Youth Futsal Crowns National Champs

The 2017 U.S. Youth Futsal (USYF) National Championships wrapped up this past week in Roeland Park and New Century, Kansas, where nearly 150 teams vied for medals in male and...
love.futbol

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...

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...
City of Angeles FC

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...
nwsl stadium

NWSL Lands Major Broadcast Deal With A&E Network

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced Feb. 2 that it has reached a landmark three-year partnership with A&E Network. In exchange for an equity stake, Lifetime, a member of...

Rare Breeds: A Guide to the Unique Athletes Mastering the Two Worlds of Freestyle and Street Football

Freestyle and street football are often incorrectly thrown together in the same 'alt-soccer' category for those not familiar with the sports. But the comparison is like mixing up apples and fruit...

The Coolest Advancements in Football Boot Technology

Over the years, we have seen some major innovations in football boots—from Nike's FootballX series to Adidas' Cage & Court collection, it's evident we have come a long way since Adidas...
Baller Select - LA Women's

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

Looking to play some futsal or street football this February? Check out some of the top futsal, street football, and freestyle events coming up in your neighborhood! Futsal of Tulsa...

New Balance Goes Grassroots in Soccer Expansion with “Blackout Squad”

Last March, New Balance launched a bold new campaign offering a select few amateur soccer players the chance to be treated like pros as part of their extension into the...

Indian Woman Defies Naysayers to Create Freestyle Football Federation

At just 21 years old, Nikita Anita has established a freestyle association in her native country India. While she has recently gained support from many, she originally faced heavy...
Johan Cruyff

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...

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...

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...

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