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Urban Lens: Playing Football in the Amazon Rainforest

In the football-crazed country of Brazil, or "o País do Futebol," the enduring and common bond of the game extends even to the far reaches of the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon...

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...
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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...

Top 10 Tekkers: 3-Day Weekend Edition

Nothing gets the long weekend going like watching our favorite highlights of the latest and sickest tekkers. This week's best tricks and innovative moves will no doubt add inspiration on...

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...
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Kristoffer Liicht Brings the Heat with the Latest Episode of Street Soccer Chronicles

Pro street footballer Kristoffer Liicht shows us once again why he's one of the top ballers in the game as he showcases incredible moves in the latest Street Soccer...
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City of Angels FC Owner PJ Harrison on Creating a Distinct Club Identity in a Crowded L.A. Market

With an ownership befitting a glitzy city full of entertainers, City of Angels FC becomes the latest club to join the Los Angeles football landscape. PJ Harrison and Joe Sumner, the illustrious...
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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...

Patience, Persistence, and Passion: Argentina’s Charly Iacono is Finally World Freestyle Champ

Carlos Alberto Iacono, aka Charly, is a persistent man. A tried-and-true competitor, Charly is well-known and well-liked on the freestyle circuit, someone who has earned respect for his athleticism, composure,...

Paciencia, Pasión y Perseverancia: Charly Iacono de Argentina Finalmente es Campión Mundial del Freestyle

Carlos Alberto Iacono, conocido como Charly, es un hombre perseverante. Competitor comprobado, es bien conocido y bien querido en el circuito de freestyle. Por su atletismo, compostura y combinaciones acrobáticas,...
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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...
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FC Kansas City Midfielder Lo’eau Labonta Shares Her Urban Picks

Lo'eau Labonta is beginning to hit her stride as she enters her third season in the NWSL. With preseason just a few weeks away, the Stanford grad sat down for a...
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Signature Move: Learn “La Mentirosa” with Ontario Fury Pro Charlie Gonzalez

In the latest of our Signature Move series, Ontario Fury midfielder Juan Carlos "Charlie" Gonzalez demonstrates a bait-n-flick move that doesn't discriminate when it comes to humiliating both street...

Top 10 Tekkers to Ring in February

It’s that time of the week again. Pull up a chair, grab some popcorn and enjoy this week’s Top 10 Tekkers, just in time to ring in the new month.

In His Own Words: Umar Dalati’s Freestyler’s Playlist

There’s a few things you’ll never find a freestyler without: a ball, a camera, and headphones (or a portable radio). The Freestyler's Playlist series features a new freestyler each...

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...

USMNT Legend Cobi Jones Speaks on His Past, and Soccer’s Future

Last month, Urban Pitch featured LA Galaxy and USMNT legend Cobi Jones on a podcast where he spoke about his journey in soccer, starting as a walk-on at UCLA...

Urban Lens: Icelandic Freestyle With DJ Diveny

What does a spontaneous freestyler living on the East Coast with a penchant for adventure do to celebrate the New Year? Why, take a spontaneous six-hour flight to catch fireworks in...
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Top 10 Tekkers to Binge Watch this Week

As a SoCal resident, to say that the weather has been crazy is somewhat of an understatement. Fifty degree weather with insane amounts of rain pouring down, even hail...

Meet the Fagerli Brothers, the Powerhouse Norwegian Duo and New Face of Freestyle

Ever wonder what it's like to walk in the shoes of a world champion? Well how about two? Meet the Fagerli brothers, a Norwegian duo who are individually ranked number...