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Urban Picks: How Dynamo Rising Star and Houston Native Memo Rodriguez Puts On For H-Town

The first Houston Dynamo player to progress through its youth academy, USL affiliate, and MLS side, Memo Rodriguez is Houston to his core. In the latest edition of Urban...
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Sporting KC and Canadian National Team Defender Amer Didic Shares His Urban Picks

Now in his third year as a pro, Sporting Kansas City and Canadian national team center back Amer Didic has shown plenty of potential in his young career. During...

The Grind Never Stops: A One-On-One Conversation with IT10’s Mo Ali

Making it as a professional athlete in any sport is no easy feat. What's so often glamorized in media is in truth a grueling process that entails thousands of hours...

Two-Time Guinness World Record Holder Pradeep Ramesh Has His Goals Set Even Higher

Despite holding two Guinness World Records, Ramesh isn't satisfied and has his goal set on becoming the first Indian Freestyle World Champion. 
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Checking In With LAFC Center Back Tristan Blackmon Ahead of His Second Season as a Pro

After a rookie season that saw plenty of learning opportunities, LAFC defender Tristan Blackmon is ready to make his impact felt across MLS. We catch up with the young...
kala freestyle

Kicking It With Kala: Getting to Know the Breakdance-Inspired Polish Champion

One of the world's most creative and original freestylers, Bartłomiej "Kala" Rak is not only known for his incredible breakdance-inspired combos, but also for his unique views on the...
Kristoffer Liicht

Kristoffer Liicht, Prince of Panna, Stops By L.A. and Shares His Urban Picks

We met up with pro street baller Kristoffer Liicht during the L.A. leg of his recent traveling spree to film some tutorials, hang out, and of course get his...
daniel steres

LA Galaxy Defender Daniel Steres Has Gone Full Circle Through His Professional Journey

From MLS to the USL and back, Daniel Steres' pro soccer career has taken him through a multitude of destinations and playing conditions, all of which has led to...
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....

From Vietnam to Ireland, Nam the Man Spreads the Passion and Promise of Freestyle Football

Hoai-Nam Nguyen is many things to many people. In Vietnam, Nguyen is a walking embodiment of freestyle football. To an expert like Mr. Woo, he's one of the most...
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...
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...
alexis guerreros cooligans

Chopping It Up With Alexis Guerreros, One Half of the Hilarious ‘The Cooligans’ TV Show

Outspoken and unapologetic, Alexis Guerreros is the louder half of The Cooligans, a comedic soccer podcast and TV show on the fubo Sports Network. In our latest podcast episode,...
cobi jones

Beat Your Best: Cobi Jones’ Journey to Becoming an American Soccer Legend

While he's rightfully recognized as one of the greatest American soccer players of all time today, Cobi Jones didn't waltz into that distinction. He rejoins us for our latest...
Rafael Spajic

Rafael Spajic on How He Became One of the Top Panna Players in the World

When 27-year-old Rafael Spajic first moved to Croatia from Switzerland, he was excited to find a street court next to his house. It was on this pitch he would...
City of Angeles FC

City of Angels FC Owner PJ Harrison on Creating a Distinct Club Identity in a Crowded L.A. Market

With an ownership befitting a glitzy city full of entertainers, City of Angels FC becomes the latest club to join the Los Angeles football landscape. PJ Harrison and Joe Sumner, the illustrious...
Shiou Japanese prodigy

11-Year-Old Shiou is Giving Pannas and Taking Names

Eleven-year-old prodigy Shiou from Japan has been turning heads in the street football world with his impressive moves. Though he suffered an unexpected loss in the recent Pannahouse Invitationals, his advanced ...
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...
knox hill

From Pro Football to Music, Knox Hill’s Career Has Come Full Circle Through Goluremi

A pro footballer-turned-rapper, Knox Hill has carved a successful path in two daunting and difficult fields. Now a member of the Goluremi team, he's able to continue in both...
Highdee Kuan

From Holland to L.A. (By Way of China) Actress Highdee Kuan Connects the Challenge of Art and Athletics

Mix a mostly Chinese heritage with a splash of German flavor. Add a Dutch upbringing and garnish with a love for the Oranje. Top off with an equal measure of...

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