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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.

Jeand Doest Takes Down Police With Help of Leamssi (Warning: Do Not Attempt with LAPD)

Street ballers and police usually don't get along, but fortunately this takes place in Denmark, where apparently the five-o are willing to get their panna handed to them by street ballers. And...

Mohamed Reda Has Extremely Quick Feet

Mohamed Reda, more widely known as M10, visited us here at UrbanFutsal LA a few months back to check out the street football scene and play some pickup. On this night, he
Street Football in Rio

Top 10 Coolest Cities to Play Street Football

There's a reason why it's called "The Beautiful Game," and a large part of that is because it comes from the streets. Pelé grew up in poverty, and would stuff a...

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...
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Flicks, Dinks, and Feints—Sick Street Moves Used on the Full Field

In the small-sided game, sure, you want to grab the win — but let’s be honest, you gotta clown a few defenders along the way. When pitches are tight...
Nike FootballX Skills: The 360 Backheel Flick

Nike FootballX Skills: The 360 Backheel Flick

Dutch street baller Ike Neil demos the killer move that can take down and humiliate your opponent, while setting you up for a goal-scoring opportunity ... in the right conditions. The "360 Backheel...

Why Street Football Is Crucial for Skill Development

As a soccer player, perfecting technique is vital in order to master control of the ball. But is there a right methodology to developing skill? Time and again we have seen...
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Street Football Cup: Puppy Edition

We've seen some amazing street footballers, but now it's time to really turn up the heat with a countdown of some of the greatest canines in street ball from around the...

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...
Adidas The Base Moscow

Adidas Launches The Base LA Today Featuring Street Football in Urban Culture

WHAT: The Base LA FEATURES: 5v5 Pickup Futsal, Sports Lounge, Copa America / UEFA Euro Screenings, Featured Art + Live DJs and Music WHERE: Container Yard, 800 E 4th St, Los Angeles,...

Brazil’s Amandinha Shines as Best Female Futsal Player in the World

In case there's any doubt that Brazil produces some of the best footballers—men and women—on the globe, meet Amanda Lyssa de Oliveira Crisostomo. Known to her friends as "Amandinha," the...

Pro Skimboarder Yasmyn Andrade Sets Her Sights on New Goals as She Completes College Soccer

Often seen cruising on her skateboard or riding the waves on her skimboard, Yasmyn Andrade is living the Southern California dream. Originally from a Brazilian beach town called Recreio dos Bandeirantes...

Neymar Jr. Documentary Credits Brazilian’s Success to His “Pure Joy” for Football

A new Neymar Jr. documentary by FourFourTwo is available online and sheds light on the Brazilian phenom's journey to becoming one of the best contemporary players in the world....

Top 10 Tekkers: Featuring Jeand Doest, Ahmed Rakaba, Tobias Becs and More!

It's hard to believe that we're a quarter way through 2017 already. As the spring flowers begin to bloom, here are some of the sweetest moves, tricks, and techniques...

Can Small-Sided Football Become the Next Olympic Sport?

The International Olympic Committee has added several new events to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo in hopes of adding youth and urban appeal. Can a street-style, small-sided football event be the next to be added?
street football skills

Top 10 Tekkers: Strictly on the Streets

There's nothing quite like the the style of street footballers. Everyone has their niche, but the street is where we find the moves with the most flavor, often leading...
Neymar Jr's Five LA

The Roundup: The Biggest Upcoming Freestyle, Futsal, and Street Football Events

It's officially spring time and there is no better way to celebrate the change in seasons than by hitting up a few dope football events. The freestyle community is...
street soccer usa

Street Soccer USA Brings its Fast-Paced Tournament to Los Angeles for the First Time

After hosting several tournaments in different major cities in the United States, Street Soccer USA finally ventured to Los Angeles, bringing street soccer to LA Live's Microsoft Square. With...
zz10 playground

Urban Lens: The ZZ10 Playground is a Beacon Inside One of Paris’ Largest Banlieues

Nestled in the shadows of the Stade de France in Saint-Denis is a much smaller, yet just as important playing field. Opened last summer in honor of the 20-year...
Puma Street Football

Puma Jumps on Street Football Train, But Can They Compete?

Puma has finally decided to join Adidas and Nike on board the street football movement, and it's about time. The brand hasn't exactly screamed "street" or even "athletics" while it's partnered with...

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