Old Havana Cuba

Urban Lens: In Old Havana, Cuba, a Young Boy and His Football

Cuba remains a beautiful, contradictory island brimming with rum, remnants of the revolution, and diesel cars juxtaposed alongside tourists and signs of encroaching modernity. In this edition of Urban...
river plate fans

Behind the Lens of Federico Peretti, River Plate Photographer Extraordinaire

A lifelong River Plate fan, photographer Federico Peretti has captured some of the club's most iconic moments in recent memory. We get a look behind his passion for the...
tony alfaro

Urban Picks: Chivas Defender Tony Alfaro Is Looking to Make a Splash in Liga MX

After signing with Chivas Guadalajara in the offseason, we catch up with up-and-coming defender Tony Alfaro to discuss his time with the Seattle Sounders, how he's adjusting to his...
bryan jordan

Revisiting the LA Galaxy’s Golden Age With Two-Time MLS Cup Champ Bryan Jordan

A member of the LA Galaxy teams that won back-to-back MLS Cups in 2011 and 2012, Bryan Jordan has seen plenty of highs during his pro soccer career. In...
street soccer usa

Street Soccer USA Brings its Fast-Paced Tournament to Los Angeles for the First Time

After hosting several tournaments in different major cities in the United States, Street Soccer USA finally ventured to Los Angeles, bringing street soccer to LA Live's Microsoft Square. With...
chinyelu asher

Pictorial: The Behind-the-Scenes Grind of Jamaican National Team Midfielder Chinyelu Asher

As this summer's FIFA Women's World Cup draws near, Jamaican national team midfielder Chinyelu Asher is tirelessly working on improving her game in the shadows, absent of any spotlight....
genoa sampdoria

Genoa: The Best Football City You Haven’t Been to Yet

Perhaps the most underrated destination in Italy, we get a glimpse of Genoa and the two clubs that call it home: UC Sampdoria and Genoa CFC. It’s approaching midday on...
atlanta metro station pitch

Do Atlanta’s Metro Station Pitches Represent the Next Wave of US Grassroots Soccer?

On the Westside of Atlanta, Soccer in the Streets recently unveiled its second metro station pitch in conjunction with Atlanta United and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). Aiming...
real sociedad

A Different Shade of Blue: Matchday in San Sebastián With Real Sociedad

We head to picturesque San Sebastián to get an intimate look at the important role Real Sociedad plays amongst the town and its die-hard fans.  That tone of blue. That...
mls adidas fashion show

All-New Kits Showcased at the MLS x adidas ‘Forward 25’ Fashion Show in New York City

For the second year in a row, MLS and adidas hosted a fashion show to reveal their kits for the upcoming season. While there weren't any bold and reimagined...
street football barcelona

Urban Lens: The Evolving Heartbeat of Street Football in Barcelona

Street football in Barcelona has always been a massive part of daily life. But as the city has changed over the years, so has the way in which the...
simon colyn

16-Year-Old Vancouver Whitecaps Midfielder Simon Colyn is Ready for His MLS Breakthrough

Recently making his first-team debut for the Vancouver Whitecaps, 16-year-old Simon Colyn has handled being a pro better than you'd expect from someone his age. We caught up with...
Indonesia street soccer

Urban Lens: Street Football in East Java, Indonesia

On any given day, in the late afternoon hours, the sounds of children laughing and kicking a ball can be heard at the Islamic boarding school of Lengkong Village on...
copa football

An Exclusive Look at the COPA Football Benfica and KNVB Collections

Celebrating a club and country with plenty of football history, the COPA Football Benfica and KNVB collections are as beautiful as they are expertly crafted. We get an exclusive...
osasuna

A Different Shade of Red: The Passion Behind Osasuna and Their Quest For Their First Major Trophy

Take a trip with us to Pamplona, where we see how some of Europe's most fiery fans prepare for a potential landmark moment: Osasuna's first ever major trophy. The...
napoli seri a

Against a Backdrop of Unity and Division, Napoli is Ready to Party

With a historic season that will almost certainly see the club claim its first Serie A title in over 30 years, Napoli has people across the city ready to...
cooligans

From a Kitchen Studio to a TV Set, The Cooligans Are Clapping Back for American Soccer

With a beguiling chemistry and sharp wit, Alexis Guerreros and Christian Polanco, aka The Cooligans, are quickly becoming two of the most compelling personalities in American soccer. Unfiltered, genuine,...
marseille

Pictorial: Capturing the Unique Beauty of Marseille and Its Football Fans

Through photos and first-hand recounts of friends, our very own Ignasi Torné Gualdo attempts to capture the one-of-a-kind essence of Marseille, one of the most famed footballing cities in...
kemar lawrence

God’s Plan: How Kemar Lawrence Rose from the Ashes to Become an MLS All-Star

After a devastating knee injury to end the 2018 season, New York Red Bulls defender Kemar Lawrence has quickly returned to form for both club and country in 2019....
christina burkenroad

Finding My Peace and Defying the Odds Through the Beautiful Game

AC Sparta striker Christina Burkenroad's professional career has seen three different teams in three different countries. While she has journeyed thousands of miles as a pro, her path to...