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 ...
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Born From South Africa’s Townships, Kasi Flava is a Dynamic Style All Its Own

Most soccer fans are familiar with the idea of "Joga Bonito," the Brazilian style of football that provides swagger while giving players extra room for creative play. But did you know that South Africa...

The 5 Best Freestyle Tutorials

Whether you're a traditional footballer looking to pick up a few tricks or a practicing freestyler, the Internet is an amazing source for tutorials and has something for every...

Adidas Fosters Creation with 3-Day “Mercury Center” Lab

Adidas is having a moment, and it may be one of its most impressive yet within its long history as once-reigning king of global soccer. It is true Adidas has been...

Chicago Shows Street Skills Reign Supreme at Neymar Jr’s Five Qualifier

Neymar Jr's Five international street ball tournament continued across the country this past month, bringing the best crews across the globe closer to the ultimate match-up of small-sided football. On May 22,...

Top Places for Pickup in Los Angeles

Chances are you have wondered where the coolest places are to find a game of pickup in Los Angeles. Whether your preferred pitch is under stadium lights or on scuffed...
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3 Copa America Stars Who Credit Street Football for Their Success

Copa América Centenario, the oldest international continental football competition for the Americas, begins today with an expanded field of 16 teams. This year marks the 100th year since its...
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Zinedine Zidane Shows Off His Futsal Moves

It's always fun seeing professional footballers showcase their skills while playing small-sided games in street football or futsal. It's even better when it's one of the all-time greats like recent Champions...

Neymar Jr’s Five San Diego Highlights: A Redemption Win for “Dream Killers”

The Neymar Jr.'s Five San Diego qualifier tournament took place on May 15 on the large grass field at Waterfront Park. An enthusiastic crowd of spectators gathered to watch the teams compete...
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The Creation of a Sport: A Journey through Freestyle with the Legendary Mr. Woo

Every discipline has its masters, and in the pantheon of football freestylers none is more legendary than Woo Hee-Yong, or “Mr. Woo” as he's fondly known around the world. Woo was born ...

A Brief History of Freestyle Football

It's hard to believe that freestyle, in its current form, is a sport that's only truly been around for the past few decades. It's incredible, actually, when you consider the explosion...
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The F2 Freestylers are One of the Best Acts in Town

If you have ever visited Las Vegas, then you know how entertaining a show needs to be to really impress. To compete with the spectacle of flashing lights, explosions,...