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‘The Return of the Cup’ Makes a Stellar US Debut at the Kicking + Screening Soccer Film Festival

Documenting Eintracht Frankfurt's Cinderella run to their first German cup in 30 years, The Return of the Cup made a triumphant United States debut at last week's Kicking + Screening...
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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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‘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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Sitting Down With Stanley Chow, a Master of Minimalist Design

With a unique and instantly recognizable style, Stanley Chow has carved plenty of success in the art world, particularly through his football related work. We sit down with the...
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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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‘The Only’ Documents Briana Scurry’s Triumphant Hero’s Journey

Centered on iconic USWNT goalkeeper Briana Scurry, The Only is an inspiring documentary that — in spite of its name — reminds us we're never alone.  The legendary 1999 United States women's...
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Roma TV’s Edin Dzeko Documentary Perfectly Captures the Making Of a Generational Striker

Depicting his journey from a child in war-torn Sarajevo to football superstar in Rome, Roma TV's documentary on Edin Dzeko is a poignant and captivating portrait of an iconic...
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Football Films and TV Shows to Watch While Social Distancing

With all professional leagues postponed and increasing amounts of "stay at home" ordinances across the globe, it's been difficult for fans to get their football fix of late. However,...
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Francesco Lettieri’s ‘Ultras’ Is a Gripping and Lifelike Look Into Die-Hard Supporters

Francesco Lettieri’s modern take on the ultras movement gives a realistic look at the grip of brotherhood and violence between different factions. Extreme supporters. Political paramilitary groups. Violent, organized fans....
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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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Casting the Upcoming ’99ers Netflix Movie

Last week, streaming giant Netflix announced their intentions to make a feature length film about the 1999 World Cup-winning U.S. Women's National Team. Inspired by the throngs of fans...
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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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‘The Voice of the Game’: An Engaging Look at the Godfather of US Soccer Coaching

The most prominent American managers today can all trace their lineage back to one man — Manfred Schellscheidt. The Voice of the Game, the latest documentary from Soccertown Media, is an...
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The Final Season of ‘Club De Cuervos’ Gives Us a Fitting End

Drama, suspense, and football — what more could you want out of a show? We give our thoughts on the final season of Club de Cuervos, Netflix's hit Spanish drama surrounding...
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Emiliano Martinez Gets Animated In Upcoming ‘Emi On Off’ Project

Heroic Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez has become a national hero, and now the story of his childhood will be brought into the world of animation. We spoke with one...
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A Conversation With Designer Mark Johnson, Whose Illustrations Have Garnered Ronaldinho’s Stamp of Approval

England native Mark Johnson is yet another creative designer that has taken inspiration from the beautiful game. Using social media as a powerful exposure tool, Johnson's designs have been...
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The Urban Pitch Summer Reading List

From tactical breakdowns to deep dives on football culture, these are the books we'll be reading before the summer ends.  The summer months of a World Cup year are typically...
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The Power Of the Game: An Interview With ‘One Goal’ Author Amy Bass

Chronicling the ups and downs of the refugee-led Lewiston High School soccer team's run to a state championship, Amy Bass' One Goal has been lauded by critics and sports...
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Getting to Know Some of the Ambitious Artists Behind Nike’s Stunning NYC Garage Murals

Just over a month ago, Nike unveiled a stunning new six-level parking structure for its employees in New York City. Much more than just an average garage, the building...
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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...