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Nike’s New Neymar Line “Borrows” Our Graffiti Concept

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that's true, we just got our pants charmed off by a multibillion-dollar company. For our latest summer youth tournament, UrbanFutsal...

TeamBackPack Drops Some Bars for Futsal Kids

TeamBackPack surprised the aspiring ballers of a recent 5v5 youth tournament hosted at UrbanFutsal LA. The Adidas-sponsored event treated the kiddies to some choice schwag while top artists Obvi, Catalyst, & X dropped...
Joltter Pickup Futsal

Joltter Drops by for Pickup and Schools L.A.

If you're a true baller in L.A., it's pretty much guaranteed you've dropped by our UrbanFutsal LA facility to catch a pickup game or attend one of our live...
Alfredo Sainz

Street Baller Alfredo Sainz on Going Pro, Bolivian Futsal, and Playing with Swag

Urban Pitch sat down with L.A. street baller Alfredo Sainz, whose career has spanned futsal, street soccer, and professional play in Bolivia. He’s been featured in trick-heavy spots like the Nike FootballX Skills video, played for the Red Bull Street Team ...
Les Twins Futsal

Les Twins Play Futsal?!

The twins of "Les Twins" (pronounced "lai" because they're French, guys), have danced for Beyoncé and Missy Elliott, modeled for haute couture designer Jean Paul Gaultier, and easily move through an...
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Fox News Wants to Learn About Futsal and Women’s Soccer

Fox 11 News recently featured UrbanFutsal LA and the ladies of LA Villa FC, one of the top adult women's clubs in L.A., to discuss the Women's World Cup,...

Urban Spotlight: Why Séan Garnier Is an All-Around Maestro

Most people have heard of Séan Garnier. Even if you're not a hardcore soccer or freestyle fan, you've probably seen him in this commercial disguised as an old man or battling Neymar for...
Nike FootballX Distressed Indigo pack.

Nike Shows Off Street Football Sports Car?

Continuing in the theme of street football commercials that don't make sense, Nike throws their hat in the ring by unveiling a new high-performance sports car ... wait, what? Our thoughts...

In Thailand, Unusable Spaces are Transformed into Vibrant Football Fields

By many accounts football is one of the most accessible sports in the world, based on the premise that all it takes to play the game is a couple...

WE United Launches First Women’s Futsal League in Nepal

The WE United Project, a football organization in Nepal led by and for women, recently launched the Mahila Premier League—the country's first-ever women's futsal league. With eight participating teams, the league...
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Isaiah Escobedo’s Street Soccer Dojos are Creating Ninja-Like Ballers in the Pacific Northwest

Renowned street baller Isaiah Escobedo has created a street football movement in the U.S. Pacific Northwest with his Street Soccer Dojo programs. What started as a way to increase...
Lionel Messi Street Football

Top 10 Pros Playing Today Who Started Off with Street Football

Many professional soccer players today cut their teeth playing on the streets. In fact, many would argue it's those players who developed their sharp technique and out-of-the-box creativity in small-sided...
Shawna Gordon -The Baller Life

Introducing ‘The Baller Life,’ Episode 1: NWSL Pro Shawna Gordon on Sacrifice and the Love of Sport

As the owner of a soccer facility, I see a lot of different people play on our courts. On the regular, we get a good mix of styles and a strong level of competition...
Baller Select - LA Women's

Watch it Here: Baller Select Highlight Video

Baller Select is an underground tournament created by UrbanFutsal LA, where the top street teams in a city are invited to compete in a short-sided 5v5 tournament. On Dec....
AFC U20 Futsal Championship

Inaugural AFC U20 Futsal Championship Showcases Asia’s Best Young Talent

The first ever U20 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Futsal Championship heads into the semifinals and finals stages this week in host nation Thailand. While the senior AFC Futsal Championship...

Welcome to Urban Pitch!

I've always loved the thrill of competing in just about anything one can imagine, but above all, soccer has been my greatest and most long-lasting passion. My love for the beautiful game began...

The Legacy of The Guinness Soccer Six, the Indoor Soccer Boom that Never Was

The idea that footballers who play futsal develop into elite, uniquely skilled players, is not a new one among coaches and soccer experts around the world. In the late '90s,...

USMNT Legend Cobi Jones Speaks on His Past, and Soccer’s Future

Last month, Urban Pitch featured LA Galaxy and USMNT legend Cobi Jones on a podcast where he spoke about his journey in soccer, starting as a walk-on at UCLA...

Heard on the Street: At the Crack FC Launch Party and Street Football Tournament

To celebrate the launch of its new line, Los Angeles-based streetwear brand Crack FC held a 20-team street football tournament at The Base LA complete with live music, food,...
Jade Elliott interview

Urban Spotlight: One-on-One with Futsaler Jade Elliott, Youthful Pioneer in UK’s Football League Trust

Youngsters from the UK are continuing to pioneer new avenues in women’s football. We recently spotlighted teen talent Liv Cooke, the UK’s first and only professional female freestyler. Today, we’re featuring Urban Pitch’s...

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