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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.

Quick n Dirty Nutrition Tips for Every Baller

Being a serious athlete requires a lot more than just passion. It requires a disciplined lifestyle that keeps the body fit and healthy. More than half the battle when training...
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Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five Returns to the Streets of Los Angeles!

The world's largest five-a-side tournament has made its return to the City of Angels with the first of three pre-qualifier Training Grounds events presented by Urban Pitch, in which LA's hungriest...

Nike FootballX Skills by Fredo Sainz: The Flick Flick

Shout out to Santa Clarita, CA, churning out ballers like Alfredo "Fredo" Sainz who keep SoCal swag alive with moves like "The Flick Flick." With a long history in...
Street Soccer USA National Cup

Street Soccer USA’s National Cup Shares the Beautiful Game With Those in Need

Street Soccer USA held its second annual National Cup from June 9-11, featuring teams from across the U.S. comprised of players dealing with homelessness, poverty, addiction, and other challenges vying for a national championship crown.
Paris Football Week

Dutch Street Master Visits Garnier’s S3 Society for Paris Football Week

Easy, man! Jeand Doest, the chillaxed Dutch street baller with an endless appetite for Bang, Bang, visited S3 Society this past weekend for Paris Football Week. Doest got an invitation from the sensei...

Searching for the Perfect Street Ball: Los Angeles Art-Inspired KAOS Soccer

In a quest to find the best ball for the streets, we have been testing out and reviewing different balls from different brands from all over the world. To start,...
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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.  There...
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U.S. Looks to Prove Itself Among International Competition at Neymar Jr.’s Five World Final

After months of anticipation, the world's best five-a-side teams will make their way to Praia Grande, Brazil — the hometown of Neymar himself — for the Neymar Jr.'s Five World Final from July 7-8.
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Urban Lens: Balling in the Shadow of an Active Volcano in Bali

The beautiful game's omnipresence around the globe knows no boundaries. On the tiny island of Bali, Indonesia, tucked in the shadow of an active volcano, Urban Pitch staff writer...
Johan Cruyff

2016 Year in Review

This year had a lot of remarkable highs and lows in the wide and ever-expanding world of the beautiful game. It was important for us here at Urban Pitch...
love.futbol

Harnessing the Power of Community, this Non-Profit is Changing Lives One Pitch at a Time

Every child deserves a safe place to play soccer. Love.futbol has predicated itself upon this phrase, but the non-profit has been giving communities around the world much more than...
pannahouse invitationals

Pannahouse Invitationals Once Again Proves to Be the World’s Premier Street Tournament

Already known as the pinnacle of all street football competitions, this year's edition of the Pannahouse Invitationals raised the bar even higher, featuring plenty of surprises, upsets, and of...

USMNT Legend Cobi Jones Speaks on His Past, and Soccer’s Future

Last month, Urban Pitch featured LA Galaxy and USMNT legend Cobi Jones on a podcast where he spoke about his journey in soccer, starting as a walk-on at UCLA...
street football skills

Top 10 Tekkers: Feel the Style With Elite Ground Moves and Street Football Skills!

Nothing screams "style" like smooth ankle-breaking ground move techniques. These street football skills are not only deadly to opponents, but also incredibly entertaining to watch. This week's edition of...

Top 10 Tekkers: 2017 Edition!

For those of us in the doldrums after the holidays, we bring you this week's Top 10 Tekkers! After all, what better way to ring in the new year...
freestyle football skills

Top 10 Tekkers: Hot Moves for the Cold Winter

As we slowly approach the bitter cold of winter, we thought it'd be fitting to warm things up with some of the hottest tekkers from the past few weeks....

The Roundup: Upcoming Freestyle, Futsal, and Street Football Events to Kick Off 2018

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.  Time...

SISM Adds Dutch Street Baller to Roster

California Bay Area based street soccer company Soccer in Slow Motion (SISM) announced it has recently added 23-year-old Dutch baller Kevin Micka to its select roster of international players, which includes Pawel Skora ...
Lionel Messi Street Football

Top 10 Pros Playing Today Who Started Off with Street Football

Many professional soccer players today cut their teeth playing on the streets. In fact, many would argue it's those players who developed their sharp technique and out-of-the-box creativity in small-sided...
2017 LAFC Supporters Cup

LA Supporters Cup 2017: On the Dawn of a New Club, LAFC Fans Gather for Football and Family

Fans of the newest MLS team, Los Angeles Football Club, hosted the second annual LA Supporters Cup this past Saturday, featuring a full day of 5v5 tournament action, music, and savory tacos...

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