Adidas Young Champions 2016

East and West Coasts Battle It Out in Adidas #YoungChampions Final

Urban Pitch had the honor of visiting the Adidas North American headquarters last week for an exclusive tour, (yeah, we're special) of the 3 Stripes campus and a preview of some...
LAFC Supporters Cup

LAFC Unites Fans and Ballers with Supporters Cup

I don't get it. Is it 2018 already? That would explain why a club that has yet to play a game in the MLS or officially sign a player is...
Pele - Birth of a Legendvideo

“Pelé: Birth of a Legend” Shows Icon’s Rise from Streets

The upcoming biopic "Pelé: Birth of a Legend" is scheduled to hit theaters on May 6 and by the looks of it stresses the Brazilian's street ball experience as fundamental...
Urban street soccer

Flicks, Dinks, and Feints—Sick Street Moves Used on the Full Field

In the small-sided game, sure, you want to grab the win — but let’s be honest, you gotta clown a few defenders along the way. When pitches are tight...
IT10 Soccer underground.

IT10Soccer Goes Underground to Show Us Where Skills are Born

The Canadian duo known as IT10Soccer have come up with another dope video. This time around they took to the streets to remind us that "underground soccer" is the true...
Jeand Doest kneeling.

Jeand Doest Takes On Young Challengers at Netherlands v. Azerbaijan Futsal Match

Dutch street baller, Jeand Doest, widely regarded as one of the best street match players in the world, recently entertained at a FIFA World Cup Futsal Netherlands v. Azerbaijan qualifying match...
Puma Street Football

Puma Jumps on Street Football Train, But Can They Compete?

Puma has finally decided to join Adidas and Nike on board the street football movement, and it's about time. The brand hasn't exactly screamed "street" or even "athletics" while it's partnered with...
Arnold Schwarzenegger

The Terminator Takes on a Young Goalkeeper and the Result is Hilarious (-ly Awkward)

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Governator himself, recently attended an Australian futsal event to promote his lifelong goals of fitness and apparent love of football! Who knew the 7-time Mr. Olympia...

Nike FootballX Skills: The Glitch by Francisco “Ice” Cardenas

Here we have a move demonstrated by Francisco "Ice" Cardenas that's actually a pass to a teammate. This is pretty surprising because street ballers don't pass ... kidding (sort of). The first time...
Panna in Hawthorne.

Stuntin’ on a Sunday Afternoon

It was a clear Sunday afternoon when me and the guys went out looking for a game. With our UrbanFutsal LA facility in the middle of a move, our best bet...
Yohane ATWs and juggling freestylevideo

Japanese Girl Rocks at Freestyle and She’s Only 7 Years Old?!

There's definitely something special happening with the freestyle scene in Japan. Previously, Keisuke aka freestyle10k got our attention with his mad skills and flair at only 16 years old. Now we...
Freestyle Lexicon & Terms to know

Lexicon, Part 1: A Guide to Freestyle Terms

So you're a soccer player, or a footballer (depending on the country of origin), and been raised on a healthy diet of drills tailored for the full field—passing, trapping, shooting, plyometrics—all the...
Nordon Stitou demos the Scorpion for Nike FootballX.

Nike FootballX Skills: Nordin Stitou Demos the Scorpion

"The Scorpion" should come with a warning label: NOT FOR BEGINNERS: Advanced ballers only. Beep beep beep, flashing red lights. The unreal move was created by Netherland's Nordin Stitou, which...
Neymar Jrs Five Global Five-a-side tournament

Neymar Jr. Launches Neymar Jr’s Five: A Global Five-A-Side Tournament

"Can you see it? Football. It's everywhere!" So announces Neymar's global signature football tournament kicking off an international five-a-side tournament (Neymar Jr's Five) open to men and women between the...
Nike FootballX Skills: The 360 Backheel Flick

Nike FootballX Skills: The 360 Backheel Flick

Dutch street baller Ike Neil demos the killer move that can take down and humiliate your opponent, while setting you up for a goal-scoring opportunity ... in the right conditions. The "360 Backheel...

USMNT’s Mix Diskerud Breaks Down the “Magic Mix”

U.S. National Team midfielder Mikkel Morgenstar Pålssønn "Mix" Diskerud showcases this visually simple but hard-to-replicate trick. Born in Norway, Diskerud is a starter for New York City's FC and scored their...
Chinatown freestyle

Mo-Ali and Frankie Flo Hit Up NYC Chinatown

File under dream pop freestyle Chinatown. If there is such a subgenre, Mo-Ali from IT10 Soccer and Frankie Flo have accomplished it in this stylish, emo video where the two...
Street king's Edward van Gils take on LA street ballers.

L.A. Ballers vs. Edward van Gils Is an Insane Showcase of Skill That Will Make You Weep

The West Side was recently graced by a visit from one of the original legends in the game, the Street King himself, Edward van Gils! The pioneer of street...

Nike FootballX Skills by Fredo Sainz: The Flick Flick

Shout out to Santa Clarita, CA, churning out ballers like Alfredo "Fredo" Sainz who keep SoCal swag alive with moves like "The Flick Flick." With a long history in...
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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