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Street football, or street soccer, is played on a concrete pitch or outdoors on makeshift courts. A fast-paced, short-sided game, it melds together a high degree of skill, personal style, and quick decision-making. Already a global phenomenon, street football has been a training ground for some of the world’s greatest ballers.

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Urban Lens: A Day at the Beach in Porto, Portugal

The second largest city in Portugal, Porto is blessed with a coastline of long, clean, sandy beaches. The popular beach spot Praia de Matosinhos attracts a young, sporty crowd and...
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Russia’s Journey From Pinnacle to Cellar, and How it is Slowly Returning to Glory Through Street Football

With the 2018 World Cup being held in Russia for the first time ever, we take a look back at the country's complex football history, from its dominance in...

On the Rooftop with Adidas Tango League: The Manhattan Edition

The Adidas Tango League is a global short-sided tournament series that showcases young, creative football talent. Judges award an MVP to a player who displays deftness and creativity, while participants get...
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The Nike LunarGato II Makes a Triumphant Return

One of the most celebrated indoor/street football shoes of all time, Nike has brought back the LunarGato II after a brief yet agonizing hiatus. Releasing today, you can expect...
Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five San Diego

San Diego Showcases Top Teams from Both Sides of the Border in Neymar Jr’s Five

As the qualifiers for Neymar Jr's Five enters its latter stages, we visited San Diego to witness eager, talented players compete for a place in the U.S. finals in Miami. San...

Top 10 Tekkers: The Best Street and Freestyle Football Skills from 2018 (So Far)

We're just two weeks in to the new year, but that didn't stop us from compiling some of the top skills from both established and up-and-coming ballers from 2018....
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Just How Important is that First Touch? Let the Nike Soccer App Show You

One of the most critical yet underrated concepts in the beautiful game is the notion of the first touch. An impeccable first touch is something that all of the greats have in common, regardless...
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Top 10 Tekkers: Balling in the Sunshine

Summertime is just around the corner, and freestylers and street ballers around the world are tuning up their games for major tournaments like Super Ball and the Copenhagen Panna House...
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Urban Lens: Street Football in São Paulo, Brazil

Brazilians often refer to their country as "o País do Futebol" meaning "the country of football." Their passion for the beautiful game is so thoroughly embedded in their vibrant...
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Diadora Turns to Brazil’s Street Footballers for N9000 “Rio Olympic Medals” Pack Release

Diadora is one of those sports companies you just don't hear about much. Their heyday was in the '80s and early '90s, so it's somewhat surprising, or extremely overdue,...

TeamBackPack Drops Some Bars for Futsal Kids

TeamBackPack surprised the aspiring ballers of a recent 5v5 youth tournament hosted at UrbanFutsal LA. The Adidas-sponsored event treated the kiddies to some choice schwag while top artists Obvi, Catalyst, & X dropped...
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Tamra Dae Went from Beauty Salons to College Ball to Competitive Bodybuilding, and Proved One Door Closed is Another Opened

Tamra Dae is the kind of multi-dimensional athlete who can excel in any number of sports, but throughout her formative years, she chose soccer above the others. So when an injury...

Film Review: “Ballon sur Bitume” is a Glimpse into the Culture Behind French Street Football

Ballon sur Bitume, meaning concrete football, is an engrossing 50-minute documentary that offers viewers a chance to immerse themselves in the culture of los banlieues. Los banlieues are the suburbs in France,...

The Coolest Advancements in Football Boot Technology

Over the years, we have seen some major innovations in football boots—from Nike's FootballX series to Adidas' Cage & Court collection, it's evident we have come a long way since Adidas...

Yo Street Zone Trains the Future Ballers Who Can Meg You Now

A London footballer is putting a small coastal city in England on the map, and he's doing it with a street school for the young. Yofi Yvorra is the...
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The Roundup: The Biggest Upcoming Freestyle, Futsal, and Street Football Events

FOMO is real. Stay up to date with our monthly Roundup series, which highlights some of the biggest and best freestyle, futsal, and street football events across the globe.  With...
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Street Soccer Park is Establishing an Exciting New Community of Ballers in the Bay Area

In the new era of the evolving soccer culture and community, Northern California's Street Soccer Park facilities have emerged to unite the love for the beautiful game that comes...
Neymar Jr's Five World Final

Live Stream: Neymar Jr’s Five World Final | July 8TH, 12PM BRT (8AM PST / 5PM CEST)

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Best of L.A. Girls Soccer Face Off at Adidas Speed of White Cup

Continuing its foray into high-level, small-sided competition, Adidas hosted an invite-only L.A.'s girls youth soccer tournament (15 to 18 years old) this past Sunday at The Base L.A. The eight teams...
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Tango League NYC: Adidas Gathers East Coast Creatives for a Night of Street Football

The Adidas Tango League is a global campaign that finds and showcases young, creative football talent around the world. The company has been hosting Tango League tournaments in select cities...

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