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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.

Top 10 List: Best Panna Humiliations

It doesn’t matter if you’re hustlin’ your tail off for 90-plus minutes on the pitch, if you’re jostling in the close-quarter combat of the futsal court, or if you’re...
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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...

The Roundup: Upcoming Events From Around the World to Cure Your Post-Summer Hangover

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.  Though...

Brazil Once Again the Paralympic’s Brilliant Champions in Football 5-a-Side

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably gotten wind of the Paralympics in Rio this past September, during which athletes with a range of disabilities brought the fire to the Games and...

Five Insane Things You May Have Missed at Kitbag’s London Panna Tournament

Hosted at the historic Welsh Chapel, Kitbag's London Panna Tournament featured A-list talent and an incredible atmosphere. Just in case you weren't able to check it out live, we've...

Top 10 Street Football Skills From Last Year’s European Season to Get You Fired Up

Last season in Europe we were treated to some nice skills that we normally see on the streets and here at Urban Pitch we'd like to show you some of the best to get you hyped up about the current ongoing tournaments
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Neymar Jr. Lights up East LA at Nike Block Party

A kaleidoscopic mix of ballers, shot callers and power brokers mingled in with business owners, media influencers and wannabe pretenders were all crammed into a raucous block party to witness the unveiling of both mural and world-renowned athlete.
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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...
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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,...

The Youth Movement: How Copenhagen Panna House Built Denmark’s Street Football Culture From the Ground Up

Since 2012, Copenhagen Panna House has created a buzz around street football in Denmark that was previously nonexistent. Through its extensive work with Danish youth and successful social media...
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‘La Reta Documental’ Plans to Uncover Extraordinary Stories of Footballers in the Streets of Latin America

Covering a region where football is more of a religion than a sport, the La Reta Documental film crew is on a journey through 10 Latin American countries to uncover compelling...

Adidas’ 360° Program Offers a Well-Rounded Training Experience for German Youth

Held at The Base Berlin, the second installment of the Adidas 360° program offers a unique opportunity for young footballers to receive training from all angles. Everything from technical drills,...

Top 10 Tekkers: Summer Time and the Ballin’ Is Easy

Summer is in full swing and just as the temperature is rising, so is the talent of ballers young and old. From big street football tournaments in Denmark to...

Exclusive: Commissioner Keith Tozer on the New Professional Futsal League and the U.S.’s Biggest Venture into Small-Sided Football

Keith Tozer, commissioner of the new Professional Futsal League (PFL) and respected veteran in both U.S. association football and futsal, will be having a busy week in Orlando, FL, where...

Top 10 Tekkers: The Hustler’s Edition

This week's Top 10 Tekkers is all about that next-level, end-me-now kinda tekkers. The skills that got you talking to yourself. Are these guys really that much better than me? We all...
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The Best and Biggest Highlights From the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five World Final in Brazil!

In its third year of existence, the Neymar Jr's Five tournament has shown no signs of slowing down. With the world final concluding over the weekend in Praia Grande,...

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