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...
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...
bomboneras

A Conversation With Pancho Monti, the Photographer Behind the Breathtaking ‘Bomboneras’ Series

Highlighting the diehard women behind Boca Juniors through stunning portrait photography, the Bomboneras book and social media accounts are everything we love about the beautiful game. We get a closer...
manchester city trophy tour

Heard on the Street: At the Manchester City Trophy Tour Stop in Atlanta

Celebrating the six domestic trophies won across its men's and women's teams last season, the Manchester City Trophy Tour made its stop in Atlanta last weekend. Featuring a re-creation...
adidas tango league

No Fakers Allowed at the adidas Tango League Finals at The Base LA

Bringing together slick boots, custom shirts, and some of the country's top ballers, adidas' Tango League Season One finals was a truly epic experience. Hosted at The Base LA,...
marseille le classique

A Jamais Les Premiers: The Magic of Marseille During ‘Le Classique’

A historic rivalry in the picturesque port city on the Mediterranean, we get an inside glimpse of 'Le Classique' — Olympique de Marseille vs. Paris Saint-Germain — at the...
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,...
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Fashion, Foosball, and Music Collide at the Patta x New Balance Audazo v4 Cup in London

Back for another year, the Patta x Audazo Cup once again brought out London's most stylish creatives for an afternoon of drinks, music, and foosball. Along with the heated...
didi haracic

A Balancing Act: How Gotham FC Keeper/Pro Photographer DiDi Haracic Has Used Both Outlets to Fuel Her Breakout Year

Doubling as a goalkeeper for NJ/NY Gotham FC and a professional photographer, DiDi Haracic has somehow been able to balance between two extremely demanding careers. We get to know...
bootham crescent

Urban Lens: Bootham Crescent’s Final Stand

In operation since 1932, Bootham Crescent is in its final season as the home of York City FC. Photographer Marco Magielse gives us a look at the grounds during...
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...
sweden football pitch

Urban Lens: The Frigid Pitches of Sweden Through the Eyes of Pro Footballer and Photographer Pato Jerzak

Pro footballer and photographer Pato Jerzak gives us a first-person recounting of what it was like playing in frigid temperatures in Sweden from the youth to pro ranks, both...
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...
travis bowen

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...
copa sampdoria

An Exclusive Look at the Beautiful COPA Sampdoria Retro Collection

In yet another stunning retro collection, the COPA Sampdoria line features four kits ranging from 1956 to 1992. We get an exclusive up-close look of the premium line, which...
Lo Labonta

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...
final whistle marco magielse

Grounds of a Dying Breed: A Q&A With ‘Final Whistle’ Photographer Marco Magielse

Documenting 21 of the remaining traditional football grounds in England, Marco Magielse's book Final Whistle is a nostalgic ode to a fading style of architecture. We speak with the Dutch photographer...
kenya football

Urban Lens: Inspiring Empathy and Education at the Form Ni Gani Tournament in Nairobi, Kenya

At the Starehe Boys Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, men and women came together for the Form Ni Gani Tournament, which not only provided participants with intense competition, but also...
Caitlyn Schrepfer street

Urban Lens: The City of Angels with Caitlyn Schrepfer Freestyle

In addition to being Urban Pitch's Resident Pro, Caitlyn Schrepfer also happens to be one of the top female freestylers in the world. We met up with Schrepfer on a recent...
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LAFC and LA Galaxy Fans Go Head-To-Head In a Playoff Edition of Tailgate Trivia!

An instant classic, last week's MLS Western Conference semifinal match between LAFC and LA Galaxy featured plenty of goals and excitement. But that wasn't the only competition going on...