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A Look Back at the Iconic Boots That Propelled Cristiano Ronaldo to Five Ballon d’Or Trophies

As the self-proclaimed greatest to ever play won his fifth Ballon d'Or last week, we take a look back at all of the boots worn during Cristiano Ronaldo's Golden...
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Top 10 Tekkers: Hot Moves for the Cold Winter

As we slowly approach the bitter cold of winter, we thought it'd be fitting to warm things up with some of the hottest tekkers from the past few weeks....
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The Adidas Predator Takes Over Los Angeles for The Base LA’s Biggest Tango League Event Yet

Held at The Base LA, Adidas' release party for the Predator 18+ was filled with art, creativity, and a Tango League tournament that featured a select few of Los...
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How Ashraf Youssef’s Insane Acrobatics Have Flipped the Script on the Boundaries of Freestyle

With an array of tricks that incorporate mind-bending backflips and acrobatics, impossible is not a word in Ashraf Youssef's vocabulary.  When it comes to freestyle, the list of possibilities seems...
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Did 4Freestyle Just Raise the Bar for Freestyle Shoes With the Burgundy Knit Explore II?

Introduced in July 2017, the 4Freestyle Explore II is the most technologically advanced freestyle-specific shoe on the market. A new burgundy colorway released over the weekend elevates the shoes'...
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Guerrilla FC x Umbro Collaboration is a Harbinger for the Future of Football and Fashion

With a subtle yet striking design, Guerrilla FC's new home kit is the first of several collaborations with football supply giant Umbro. Could the grassroots-major brand alliance be the...

Searching for the Perfect Street Ball: Los Angeles Art-Inspired KAOS Soccer

In a quest to find the best ball for the streets, we have been testing out and reviewing different balls from different brands from all over the world. To start,...
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Is Erlend Fagerli the New Norwegian Freestyle King After Winning Back-to-Back Championships?

A country that has produced some of freestyle's greatest athletes, Norway's national championship is always extremely competitive. Despite top competitors Tobias Becs and Brynjar Fagerli absent with injury and...
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Creator’s Challenge: A Head-to-Head Concept Battle Between Two Rising Graphic Designers

As the field of concept kit design continues to blow up, we introduce Creator's Challenge, a series in which two up-and-coming graphic designers go head-to-head to see who can create...
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Kappa’s Newest Collection With Cultural Innovator Marcelo Burlon Elevates Classic Sportswear to High Fashion

The spring/summer 2018 capsule collection from sportswear mainstay Kappa and highly-esteemed creative Marcelo Burlon is an all-Italian collaboration that once again merges athletic wear with haute couture.  In case you've...
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Adidas Re-Launches the Predator, Football’s Most Iconic Boot

After being discontinued in 2015, Adidas has brought back its iconic Predator boot. Featuring the latest technology while staying true to its vintage roots, the Predator 18+ is the...

The Football Vagabond: A Conversation With Steve Bernasconi, Founder of The Soccer Tour

From February to October 2017, Steve Bernasconi embarked on The Soccer Tour, an eight-month, 30,000-mile journey that gave a glimpse of the lives of soccer supporters from all levels...

Top 10 Tekkers: The Thanksgiving Edition

The end of November is a wonderful time for Americans. We spend time with family and stuff our faces with an amazing feast. However, after all of that food,...
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Seasoned Pro Footballer Tristan Bowen is Stronger, Wiser and Targeting the New Hometown Team

Tristan Bowen is a professional footballer who has played in multiple leagues around the world including the United States U-18 and U-20 national teams. Now back home in Los...
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Jesse Marlet Wins Big at Record-Setting Dutch National Championships

In the largest Dutch National Championships ever, Jesse Marlet brought home the national title in addition to winning the Sick 3 competition. Marlet, along with Jack Pool (father of...

The Pros Weigh In: Are Freestyle Competitions Getting Boring?

While freestyle football continues to grow across the globe, there have been grumblings amongst both freestylers and spectators that freestyle competitions are starting to become boring. Urban Pitch contributor...

Freestyler’s Playlist: How Brazilian Super Ball Winner Pedrinho Connects Music to His Freestyle Flow

For years, Brazil has been the vanguard of football creativity, style, and flair, not just in the traditional game, but in all facets — from street football, to futsal,...

Roadblocked to Russia: Six Teams We’ll Miss at the 2018 World Cup

As we draw nearer to the biggest sporting event in the world, the anticipation for each participating country is growing. However, as always, there are some notable teams that...
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The End of an Era: The Five Best Moments From Adidas’ The Base Moscow

After serving its community for over a year, The Base Moscow has shut down its operations. Just as The Base Berlin did, the Moscow facility gave a safe place...

The Roundup: The Biggest and Best Events to Close Out 2017

FOMO is real. Stay up to date with our monthly Roundup series, which highlights some of the biggest and best freestyle, futsal and street football events across the globe.  As...