Brazil “Outplayed Them All” to Capture Neymar Jr’s Five Title

69,105 players, 10,807 teams, and 47 countries later, Neymar Jr's Five-a-Side Global Tournament has a champion: Anjos de Bola. An ultra fitting ending as the Brazilian team topped its international competitors...

What If Cristiano Ronaldo Lost His Mojo? Nike Investigates in “The Switch”

"The Switch" puts the ultimate player to the ultimate test in this Nike ad alongside a bevy of professional footballers making cameo appearances. Champions League and European Cup winner Cristiano...

L.A.’s Alex Mendoza Wins Second USA Freestyle Championship Title

The country's best freestylers assembled in Chicago last week to share tricks, show off moves—and determine the identity of the best freestyler around. And after trimming down 35 entries to...
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Behind the Scenes of Adidas’ “Boss the Circle” Commercial

Ever wonder how your favorite soccer commercials are made? With guys doing unhuman-like tricks, we wondered ourselves how choreographed all that ballin is, and luckily got a chance to...
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Street Football Influential in Copa America and Euro Finals

Last week, we saw Chile's Alexis Sanchez named the Copa America Golden Ball winner as the top player while leading his country to another championship. Before the tournament began,...

5 Solid Tutorials for Street Soccer Skills

The street football world is always in flux with players constantly innovating new techniques and moves. If you want to flourish as a street baller, you have to keep up with...

Street Soccer USA Fights Homelessness with New York, San Francisco Cups

Street Soccer USA is back this year with a bang, featuring its popular street cup in three cities: Philadelphia, New York, and San Francisco. Touted as the “premier street soccer...
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SUPER BALL 2016: World’s Biggest Freestyle Tournament Event and Registration Details

The Super Ball 2016, arguably the best way to experience high-level freestyle, returns this summer to Liberec in the Czech Republic with a jam-packed schedule of activity. Deemed the most prestigious freestyle...

From Vietnam to Ireland, Nam the Man Spreads the Passion and Promise of Freestyle Football

Hoai-Nam Nguyen is many things to many people. In Vietnam, Nguyen is a walking embodiment of freestyle football. To an expert like Mr. Woo, he's one of the most...
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Introducing ‘The Baller Life,’ Episode 1: NWSL Pro Shawna Gordon on Sacrifice and the Love of Sport

As the owner of a soccer facility, I see a lot of different people play on our courts. On the regular, we get a good mix of styles and a strong level of competition...

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 ...

Adidas Invitational Brings Out Best of Youth Football in Los Angeles

This past Sunday, some of the best in youth football faced off at the The Base LA for Adidas' #FirstNeverFollows 5v5 Invitational. In Los Angeles, one can often find the highest levels of football ...
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Highlight Video! Watch the Neymar Jr’s Five U.S. Finals

After surviving nine qualifiers across seven cities in the U.S., the top street crews in the nation faced off in Miami this past June 11 at Neymar Jr's Five global five-a-side...
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World Champion Paweł Skóra Shares His “Urban Picks”

Fans worldwide know Paweł Skóra as a freestyle pioneer who's expanded the realm of lower combos and helped push the limits of freestyle. With multiple moves named after him, Skora...
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Dutch Street Master Visits Garnier’s S3 Society for Paris Football Week

Easy, man! Jeand Doest, the chillaxed Dutch street baller with an endless appetite for Bang, Bang, visited S3 Society this past weekend for Paris Football Week. Doest got an invitation from the sensei...

Quick n Dirty Nutrition Tips for Every Baller

Being a serious athlete requires a lot more than just passion. It requires a disciplined lifestyle that keeps the body fit and healthy. More than half the battle when training...

The World of Woo: Retracing a Revolutionary in Freestyle

In a previous article, Urban Pitch featured an exclusive interview with freestyle pioneer Mr. Woo Hee Yong, a living legend of sorts who has broken multiple world records and is...
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Adidas Launches The Base LA Today Featuring Street Football in Urban Culture

WHAT: The Base LA FEATURES: 5v5 Pickup Futsal, Sports Lounge, Copa America / UEFA Euro Screenings, Featured Art + Live DJs and Music WHERE: Container Yard, 800 E 4th St, Los Angeles,...

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,...

SISM Adds Dutch Street Baller to Roster

California Bay Area based street soccer company Soccer in Slow Motion (SISM) announced it has recently added 23-year-old Dutch baller Kevin Micka to its select roster of international players, which includes Pawel Skora ...