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Urban Lens: Playing with Freedom in Yangon, Myanmar

The country of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is comprised of more than 100 different ethnic groups. Previously the capital until 2006, Yangon is still the largest and busiest commercial...

Urban Lens: Icelandic Freestyle With DJ Diveny

What does a spontaneous freestyler living on the East Coast with a penchant for adventure do to celebrate the New Year? Why, take a spontaneous six-hour flight to catch fireworks in...
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FC Kansas City Midfielder Lo’eau Labonta Shares Her Urban Picks

Lo'eau Labonta is beginning to hit her stride as she enters her third season in the NWSL. With preseason just a few weeks away, the Stanford grad sat down for a...
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Creative and Sporting Luminaries Gather to Celebrate City of Angels FC’s Launch Party

Actors, musicians, and influencers mingled with supporters and club owners at a popular North Hollywood hot spot this past Sunday to toast the launch of Los Angeles' newest football club—City...
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Urban Lens: Playing Football in the Amazon Rainforest

In the football-crazed country of Brazil, or "o País do Futebol," the enduring and common bond of the game extends even to the far reaches of the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon...
Nike Strike Night LA

Nike Continues Their Strike Night Tour with a Stop in Los Angeles

Pro players, street ballers, influencers, and football fans converged inside a warehouse on the outskirts of Los Angeles last Friday to celebrate the release of Nike's Hypervenom 3 for...
Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five Training Grounds

Round 1, Neymar Jr’s Five Training Grounds: Former Champs Return to Find a Surprise Competitor On Their Heels

In the first of Urban Pitch and Red Bull's "Training Grounds" competition, an unknown team comes out of nowhere and nearly pulls a shocking upset over last year's Neymar...
Soccer Problems Briana Aguila

Peep this Account: ‘Soccer Problems’ is the Fun Addition You Need in Your Feed

A rising group of young, smart, and enterprising social media influencers are making their mark in the online world of football. Meet Briana Aguila—the fresh face behind the influential...
Neymar Jr's Five Rotterdam

Witnessing Rotterdam’s New Generation of Street Footballers at Neymar Jr’s Five

We witness a new generation continuing the important tradition of ballers from Rotterdam exhibiting their unique combination of technical skill and street culture.
Liverpool FC x New Balance

Heard on the Street: At the Liverpool FC 125th Anniversary x New Balance Event

“We wanted to fuse Liverpool with L.A. That whole shoes on a wire…that image speaks through to L.A. and we wanted to bring that together with Liverpool F.C.”
Nike Neymar Jr. Live East Los

Neymar Jr. Lights up East LA at Nike Block Party

A kaleidoscopic mix of ballers, shot callers and power brokers mingled in with business owners, media influencers and wannabe pretenders were all crammed into a raucous block party to witness the unveiling of both mural and world-renowned athlete.
Tubaína Cup São Paulo

Urban Lens: The Tubaína Cup in the Brazilian District of Cohab de Taipas

In the Brazilian district of Cohab de Taipas, located on the outskirts of São Paulo, we see that the all-important neighborhood tournament is still alive and well.

Heard On the Street: At the Manchester City Soccer Festival

As part of their tour of the United States, Manchester City FC stopped by the East Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club to host the Manchester City Soccer Festival,...
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Urban Lens: Kakuma Premier League, Offering Hope Inside a Kenyan Refugee Camp

The Kakuma Premier League represents to the many hopeless and desperate, a dream while offering an attainable solution through dedication, talent and their fervent love of the beautiful game.
Tristan Bowen

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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From LA to Macedonia, Travis Bowen Embraces the Enduring Journey of Being a Pro Footballer

With professional experience both in the United States and overseas, Travis Bowen has been able to incorporate the best from both games into his own. Before his departure back...
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Urban Lens: The Quiet Rise of Street Football Culture in Mumbai

One of the largest cities in the world, Mumbai is a metropolis teeming with art, culture, and history. Despite this, street football has yet to establish a strong presence....
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Getting to Know Danny Gildea, the Man Behind the GPS Soccer Assassins Phenomenon

Danny Gildea has created a movement with his unique GPS Soccer Assassins training videos, garnering nearly 500,000 followers on his Instagram page. We had a chance to get to...

Heard on the Street: At the Inaugural LAFC Match in Seattle

After years of waiting, the LAFC faithful finally got to watch the black and gold take the pitch for an official match this past weekend. We were at the...
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Heard on the Street: At the Epic LAFC-LA Galaxy Derby

The very first LAFC-LA Galaxy derby was an instant classic, bringing the best out of Los Angeles soccer fans regardless of whom they supported. Urban Pitch was on the...