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...
david diehl

When Art Imitates Sport: Inside the Beautiful Works of David Diehl

Internationally known for his stunning football art, David Diehl merges themes from the game and everyday life into each one of his collections. From the god-like aura of iconic...
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There’s No Better Time to Go All-In On Atlantic City FC

Playing in the NPSL, Atlantic City FC has become a pillar in the community for both locals and tourists alike. We sit down with club general manager David Goldstein...

LAFC Rookie Tristan Blackmon is Living Out His Dream One Day at a Time

The No. 3 pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft, Tristan Blackmon is ready to make an impact on the pitch for LAFC. We caught up with the 21-year-old center...
Claudinho Pinto

Urban Spotlight: Claudinho Might Be the Best Pound-for-Pound Street Baller in L.A.

Have you ever seen one of those guys who looks normal and unassuming, someone you quickly dismiss as not very athletic, and yet once he steps on the pitch, the guy just tears...
stix

Think Watts: Rapper and Producer Stix Is Here to Make an Impact on the World Beyond Music

Born and raised in Watts, California, Stix has been involved in the music industry for 16 years as a performing artist, producer, and song writer. Beyond his music, he...
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...
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Champion Freestyler Philip Warren Gertsson on Handling Fame, Training a Jedi, and Getting a Hot Swedish Girlfriend

Urban Pitch was able to catch a free moment with Asia Freestyle Champion Philip Warren Gertsson for an exclusive interview. Gertsson shared his unique insights on various topics, ranging from keeping "social...

Yo Katsuyama Met Someone Who Did What He Loved, Then Decided to Dedicate His Life to Freestyle

Yo Katsuyama is quickly becoming one of the world's best freestylers, and that's not just according to us. Ask anyone who's seen him battle, and they'll tell you he's...
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...

The Football Vagabond: A Conversation With Steve Bernasconi, Founder of The Soccer Tour

From February to October 2017, Steve Bernasconi embarked on The Soccer Tour, an eight-month, 30,000-mile journey that gave a glimpse of the lives of soccer supporters from all levels...
sam rogers

Urban Picks: USMNT U-20 and Seattle Sounders 2 Defender Sam Rogers Goes From Ball Boy to Top Prospect

With a solid frame and nose for the game, 19-year-old Sam Rogers is making a name for himself as a top prospect, earning USL 20 Under 20...
iftv campobasso

Marco Messina and Michael Kantaris Discuss the New IFTV x Campobasso Partnership

Marco Messina and Michael Kantaris are the co-founders of Italian Football TV, a rapidly growing media outlet providing coverage of, as its name suggests, Italian football to both American...
stix for los angeles

Stix’s ‘For Los Angeles’ Is a Unique Tribute to LAFC’s Supporter Culture

Two weeks ago, Watts native Stix blessed fans with For Los Angeles, a new album entirely dedicated to LAFC and the club's culture. We caught up with the longtime...

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...
abraham romero la galaxy

LA Galaxy II Keeper Abraham Romero Dishes On the Rowdiest Crowds and Why He Chose Mexico Over USMNT

Abraham Romero is built for the big moment. The 22-year-old rising goalkeeper takes us into his life — telling us why he'd rather be the third-string keeper for Mexico...
kamp seedorf

Art of the Game: A Look Behind Dutch Street Art Crew Kamp Seedorf

A street art collective to the fullest, Kamp Seedorf has made international waves with their brilliant murals of footballers and other cultural icons. We get a rare interview with...
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 ...
morgan brian

USWNT Star Morgan Brian Shares Her Urban Picks

With 81 caps for the United States since 2013, Morgan Brian has been a midfield mainstay for arguably the most dominant American sports team today. With the 2019 World...
hailai arghandiwal

Knowing When to Walk Away: Hailai Arghandiwal’s Up-And-Down Career In Pro Football

Having played both in Italy and Germany as well as with the Afghanistan women's national team, Hailai Arghandiwal decided to step away from the game at just 24. We...

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