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With the NBA in Paris last week, some of the world's biggest basketball and football stars got a chance to kick it together. With some hoopers showing off their footie skills, we put together a roster of NBA players...
With one of the most dedicated and complicated fan bases in all of European football, a match at Newcastle United's St. James Park is a must-add to any football fan's bucket list. Resident groundhopper Ignasi Torné Gualdo reports from...
Documenting 21 of the remaining traditional football grounds in England, Marco Magielse's book Final Whistle is a nostalgic ode to a fading style of architecture. We speak with the Dutch photographer to discuss the communal status of these grounds, and how...
With the deal all but official, Chicharito joining LA Galaxy will surely change the landscape of MLS. The signing will bring an added level of excitement across the league, but the effects will be felt most in Los Angeles. Just...
From exclusive collaborations to special edition boots, footballer signature lines are a big deal. Not many can say they have a line that goes beyond on-pitch wear, but among those that do, who has the best? We rank our...
Debuting in an all-new colorway, the New Balance Audazo v4 brings a rare combination of style and performance to the pitch. To get a closer look at the shoe, we enlisted Caitlyn Schrepfer — a dual threat herself —...
The new Chinese Super League salary cap on foreign players will surely drive current stars with hefty salaries to other leagues once their contracts are up. Could MLS be one of them? We make the case for 10 CSL...
Spanning four continents and countless different leagues, pro footballer Jordan O'Brien's career has been nothing if not well-traveled. But her journey to River Plate was far from a straight line. In our latest podcast episode, we sit down with...
There will be a lion-sized hole missing in the upcoming MLS season. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who just debuted in his return to AC Milan earlier this week, dazzled us for two years in the American top flight. We look back at...
After a disastrous start to the 2019-20 campaign, Mikel Arteta has brought some stability back to Arsenal since the club appointed him manager. While it's too soon to see if he'll live up to the expectations thrust upon him...
Coming to MLS this year, the hype behind Inter Miami CF is slowly bubbling from a simmer to a boil. We get an inside look at the trio of Inter Miami CF supporters' groups that are looking to make...
As 2019 has officially come to a close, the time has come to take a look at the year’s best — from boots to kits to freestyle videos. On the first day of 2020, we conclude the Urban Pitch...
Inundated with retro kits, memorabilia, and clothing (amongst many other Italian gems), the SAS Italian Records store in New York City is a one-of-a-kind mom and pop shop that has become a neighborhood landmark. We take a tour inside...
Both clubs are at the top of the La Liga table, vying for an elusive league championship. Yet last week's Real Madrid-FC Barcelona meeting was focused more on off-pitch issues than on-pitch play. We get more context behind the...
As the year comes to a close, the time has come to take a look at 2019’s best — from boots to kits to freestyle videos. Back for another installment, the Urban Pitch Year In Review continues with the...
On Italy's northern coast alongside the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa is home to incredible food, historical sites, and one of the world's greatest football rivalries — the Derby della Lanterna. We escape to the iconic port city to take in...
The 2010s have seen an array of beautiful kits, many of which have received their due celebration. But not all have been so lucky. We enlist the help of four kit enthusiasts to revisit some of the decade's most...
As the year comes to a close, the time has come to take a look at 2019’s best — from boots to kits to freestyle videos. Back for another installment, the Urban Pitch Year In Review continues with the...
Next summer's MLS-Liga MX All-Star Game presents a wealth of opportunities for both leagues, and is a more than welcome revamp to the current MLS All-Star Game format. So why aren't we talking about it more? From further partnerships...
Building even more hype towards his long awaited Eternal Atake album, Lil Uzi Vert dropped "Futsal Shuffle 2020" last night. But just how much futsal is actually involved? We break down the track as well as its accompanying dance. There are...