5 Reminders Why Neymar Jr. is the Next King of Football

Neymar Jr., the brash, fancy footed, new-school face of football, gave arguably the crowning performance of his career in his recent Champions League performance against Paris Saint-Germain. The beloved baller of Brazil...

The Round-Up: Street Ball, Futsal, and Freestyle Events Coming Your Way This Spring and Summer

For those of you itching for some street football, freestyle, or futsal, we've put together a calendar of upcoming events for Spring and Summer 2017. But don't delay, registration...

The Adidas Tango League is All About Raw Talent and Street Skill

On Thursday night, Adidas hosted the L.A. leg of their Tango League tournament, a worldwide campaign that gathers young talent from around the globe in a rapid-fire, intense 5-a-side street...

Freestyler’s Playlist: Britain’s Stephen Gray

The Urban Pitch Freestyler's Playlist series features a personal music set from different freestylers around the world. Freestyling goes hand-in-hand with music, and these athletes know how to appreciate the power of a good beat....

The Mexican Team that Reigned Supreme in American Indoor Soccer

The short-lived Monterrey Flash of Monterrey, Mexico, were an indoor professional soccer team. Despite changes in location and talent, the team went on to accomplish one of the most impressive records...

The Global Goals World Cup Mobilized 28 Women’s Teams Across Africa to Increase Awareness on Worldwide Issues

The Global Goals World Cup advocates for comprehensive change on issues of human rights, poverty, and global peace, through their second annual women's 5v5 football event, held this year in...
Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five Training Grounds

Round 1, Neymar Jr’s Five Training Grounds: Former Champs Return to Find a Surprise Competitor On Their Heels

In the first of UrbanFutsal LA and Red Bull's "Training Grounds" competition, an unknown team comes out of nowhere and nearly pulls a shocking upset over last year's Neymar...
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Nike Continues Their Strike Night Tour with a Stop in Los Angeles

Pro players, street ballers, influencers, and football fans converged inside a warehouse on the outskirts of Los Angeles last Friday to celebrate the release of Nike's Hypervenom 3 for...

Top 10 Tekkers to Kick Off March!

Seasons are changing, and so is the game. This week, we dive into some of the best tekkers on social media, from freestyle, street ball, pannas, and the latest...
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A One-on-One Conversation With Freestyle Superstar Tobias Becs

Tobias Becs is one of the most recognized and respected freestylers in the world today. Between running his 4Freestyle company and setting world records, we caught up with the...

Gamers Rejoice, You Can Soon Watch the FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Thanks to New Broadcast Deals

While most of the United States watched the Super Bowl earlier this year, a select group of diehards tuned into ESPN to watch the FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Regional...

Panama Strikes Gold at CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship, Earns Spot in 2017 FIFA World Cup

The CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship is a tournament that determines the Confederation’s champion and its qualifiers for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. The Panama men's beach soccer team made...

Neymar Jr’s Five L.A. “Training Grounds” Events Announced

UrbanFutsal LA has partnered with Red Bull to host three "Training Grounds" sessions in preparation for the official Neymar Jr's Five L.A. qualifiers on April 1. The mini-tournaments will serve as a perfect opportunity...

Street Madness Russia: The Boom from Moscow

Imagine growing up in a neighborhood amongst aged, towering apartments, walkways with broken concrete, where grass is in short order and every day is a challenge of personal will and strength....

Watch Gareth Bale Challenge the S3 Society with Epic Keepie-Uppies Task in New Adidas Video

Adidas is stepping up their media game and expanding it to the world of freestyle with their Gamedayplus episodes, featuring interviews and playful shorts to promote the UEFA Champions...
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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...