Hip-Hop and the Beautiful Game: The Top 5 Star-Powered Rap and Football Collaborations

As the beautiful game explores and revisits its street origins, hip-hop and football appear to be speeding towards a headlong collision of music, artistry and combined creativity.
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Proposed Canadian Premier League Will Give Passionate Fans What They’ve Been Waiting For

Fans who have been anxiously awaiting the return of pro soccer to Canada can rejoice, as proposals for the Canadian Premier League have been approved. The richest country in...

Denmark Wins Big in a Wild Weekend at the European Street Cup

Home field advantage was more than apparent at the European Street Cup in Aalborg, Denmark, where the Danish took a clean sweep of the championship events. Anders Borg took first...
Neymar Jr's Five Victory FC

U.S. Looks to Prove Itself Among International Competition at Neymar Jr.’s Five World Final

After months of anticipation, the world's best five-a-side teams will make their way to Praia Grande, Brazil — the hometown of Neymar himself — for the Neymar Jr.'s Five World Final from July 7-8.
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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. 

Thiago Saltori is Unlike Any Freestyler You’ll Ever Meet

Brazilian veteran freestyler Thiago Saltori is a true original. Whether it’s his unorthodox style or his vast knowledge in Chinese medicine, Saltori has always gone against the grain —...

The Ronaldinho Globe Street Team Aims to Entertain While Inspiring

The Ronaldinho Globe Street Team, billed as the greatest street football team ever assembled, was created to challenge the world's top street ballers while spreading positivity and inspiration through the most authentic form of the beautiful game. 

Skills From Down Under: A One-on-One Conversation with Aussie Futsaler Daniel Cappellaro

When it comes to skills, you either have it or you don't. Australian native Daniel Cappellaro — aka D10 — has got it. We had a chance to talk to the 31-year-old skill fanatic about his experience in futsal and what the future holds for D10.

Can Small-Sided Football Become the Next Olympic Sport?

The International Olympic Committee has added several new events to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo in hopes of adding youth and urban appeal. Can a street-style, small-sided football event be the next to be added?

Top 10 Tekkers: Summer Time and the Ballin’ Is Easy

Summer is in full swing and just as the temperature is rising, so is the talent of ballers young and old. From big street football tournaments in Denmark to...

If You Pay Them, They Will Come: The Mercurial Rise of the Chinese Super League

The Chinese Super League has drawn headlines with some gaudy contracts. Can China eventually become the soccer powerhouse it plans to be?

The Roundup: Upcoming Summer Events That You Can’t Miss

Stay up-to-date with the latest freestyle, futsal, and street football events upcoming this summer. You're not going to want to miss any of these.

Eight Struggles That Every Freestyler Knows Too Well

While being a professional freestyler comes with glamour, it also comes with its fair share of problems. These are eight, relatable struggles that every freestyler encounters at some point in their career.
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Urban Lens: The Tubaína Cup in the Brazilian District of Cohab de Taipas

In the Brazilian district of Cohab de Taipas, located on the outskirts of São Paulo, we see that the all-important neighborhood tournament is still alive and well.

A New USL Team Has Residents Excited About Revitalizing Downtown Fresno

With the approval of a USL expansion team, downtown Fresno could possibly get the revitalization it has been waiting for for years.
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Freestyler’s Playlist: Josh Sanders Uses Hip-Hop to Inspire Creativity

This edition of Freestyler’s Playlist comes by way UK’s third ranked freestyler, 17-year-old wunderkind Josh Sanders, who uses hip hop and his natural surroundings to fuel creativity and inspiration.
Neymar Jr's Five Miami Final

Neymar Jr.’s Five U.S. National Finals: A Battle of Pure Passion

The beautiful game "joga bonita" only requires two ingredients: a ball and pure passion.

The Mental Side of Freestyle, Part I: Preparing for a Competition

It is easy to get caught up in the technical side of freestyling. However, the mental side is just as important. Pro freestyler and sporting mental performance coach Stephen Gray dives into the mental aspect of freestyle.
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Getting to Know MistaVLO: The Next Scandinavian Superstar

I would prefer to be recognized as a combination of both performer and competitor, but If I had to choose, I am a competitor for sure.
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Street Soccer USA’s National Cup Shares the Beautiful Game With Those in Need

Street Soccer USA held its second annual National Cup from June 9-11, featuring teams from across the U.S. comprised of players dealing with homelessness, poverty, addiction, and other challenges vying for a national championship crown.