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‘Hustle’ is the Basketball Version of ‘Goal!’

The latest Adam Sandler film to hit Netflix, Hustle is a solid sports picture that does well in executing genre tropes and conventions. But instead of borrowing from other basketball movies,...
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‘King Otto’ May Focus on a German Figure, But It’s a Distinctly Greek Story

The latest soccer documentary to hit the big screen, King Otto is centered around how German head coach Otto Rehhagel was able to help orchestrate the Greek national team's famous...
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Get To Know Giuseppe Klain, the Designer Behind Napoli’s Diego Maradona Tribute Kits

With a multi-faceted career that includes experience in painting, photography, and architecture, it was a chance opportunity that linked Giuseppe Klain with SSC Napoli, and it forever changed his...
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Meet Artist Laury Layani, Whose Viral Vivid Portraits Have Caught the Eyes of Many Pro Athletes

Through her brilliantly colored and detailed portraits, French artist Laury Layani has been able to meet some of her sports idols — Novak Djokovic, Olivier Giroud, and Lewis Hamilton...
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Memes, But Make it Art: Inside Bruno Acanfora’s Boca Juniors Social Media Phenomenon

Behind some of the funniest and visually striking Boca Juniors memes on the internet, we get to know Bruno Acanfora and the social media frenzy that he has helped...
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‘Neymar: The Perfect Chaos’ Paints a Complex Portrait of Football’s Most Maligned Star

Giving us an intimate look at Neymar's emotional struggles and triumphs throughout his career, Neymar: The Perfect Chaos is the latest athlete docuseries to hit Netflix. We present a (mostly spoiler-free)...
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Getting to Know Two Artists Behind Some of the Most Artistic Pitches You’ll Find

Art and the beautiful game have always gone hand in hand — but artists Tristan Eaton and Geoff Gouveia have taken that to a different level, turning futsal pitches...
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Through Art and Apparel, Way Down South is Embracing the Booming Soccer Culture in Atlanta

Started as a product of Atlanta's growing soccer scene, Way Down South's mix of Southern-influenced and eye-catching designs have given it a place within city's vibrant sports community.  Even before...
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‘LFG’ May Not Be Perfect, But It’s a Must-Watch For Sports Fans and Schadenfreude Penchants Alike

Released last Thursday, HBO Max's documentary LFG gives viewers an inside look at the U.S. Women's National Team's fight for equal pay. With the content being equal parts inspiring...
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‘Ronaldo: El Presidente’ is a Refreshing Take on Sports Documentary

Honest, comprehensive, and compelling all the like, DAZN's Ronaldo: El Presidente is a nice change of pace from the overly frantic and overwhelming sports documentaries that we've become so used...
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The Top Films and Shorts From the Kicking + Screening Room

Kicking + Screening isn't just a film festival — they now host a curated library of films and shorts on their website. Dubbed the Kicking + Screening Room, the...
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Patrick Cummings’ America League Brings a Whole New Meaning to Fantasy Sports

Design veteran Patrick Cummings has created an alternate universe where soccer reigns supreme across sports in the United States. His America League features five pyramid levels and 74 clubs...
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‘Baggio: The Divine Ponytail’ Suffers From the Biopic Woes

Another month, another footy flick from Netflix. Released on Wednesday, Baggio: The Divine Ponytail puts a well-deserved spotlight on the universally beloved Roberto Baggio, but the film is not immune...
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Black Arrow’s ‘Naija to Roma’ is Worth 25 Minutes of Your Time

Hopeful and enlightening, Naija to Roma is about a radio host’s viral tweet and a magical trip to Rome, and football's power to connect and unite communities all over the...
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Art of the Game: A Look Behind Dutch Street Art Crew Kamp Seedorf

A street art collective to the fullest, Kamp Seedorf has made international waves with their brilliant murals of footballers and other cultural icons. We get a rare interview with...
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‘The Keeper’ Proves to Be More Than Your Average Football Film

Making its U.S. debut earlier this month, The Keeper will leave a lasting impression on any viewers expecting just another run-of-the-mill sports film.   One mark of a good film is...
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‘The Match’ Shows Flashes of Promise, But Ultimately Fails to Score

Arriving on Netflix last month, The Match has a few fun moments, including a well-executed time jump twist, but a feature film might not have been the best package...
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‘Coach’ and Its Star Tracy Hamm Look to Inspire a Generation of Female Footballers

Move over 30 for 30, Coach is the new standard for sports documentaries. Following Tracy Hamm's journey to gaining her UEFA A coaching license, the film appeared at a...
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Art of the Game: For Dan Norris, It’s Not a Logo, It’s a Crest

Putting a slight twist on some of the most recognizable football crests from across the world, Dan Norris has become an engineer of heraldry. In our latest edition of...
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Art of the Game: Andre Chioté Brings an Architect’s Eye to the World of Football Stadiums

With the precision of an architect and creative freedom of an illustrator, Andre Chioté boldly melds two separate yet related fields together in his work. We speak to the...
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