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RIFA Introduces a Safe Haven for Asylee and Refugee Youth Through the Beautiful Game

Instilling confidence, civic engagement, and physical health in its members — who are largely made up of immigrant, asylum-seeking, and refugee youth — New York City-based Rooklyn International Football...
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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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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...
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Copenhagen Panna House to Host One-of-a-Kind Pannahouse Invitationals, Featuring World’s Elite Street Talent

The Pannahouse Invitationals is the world's premiere panna competition for high-level street footballers and panna specialists. Returning for a second year, the tournament features 1v1 and 3v3 play for...
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Killa Villa Pays Tribute to Jay-Z and Nas With Its Dead Presidents Collection

Honoring two of the greatest rappers to ever pick up a mic, Killa Villa's latest "Dead Presidents" collection pays tribute to the storied and intertwined careers of Jay-Z and...
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Atlanta’s Kitboys Club is Positioning Itself at the Forefront of Soccer Culture in America

Looking to bring an increased appreciation of global football culture to the United States, Kitboys Club is a diverse group of talented creatives that are united by their undying...
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Hang 10 or Hit Upper 90s In Hurley’s 2018 World Cup Board Shorts

Just in time for this summer's World Cup, Hurley has released a line of its Phantom board shorts in the official colorways of several national teams, including Nigeria, Portugal,...
Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five Training Grounds

Round 1, Neymar Jr’s Five Training Grounds: Former Champs Return to Find a Surprise Competitor On Their Heels

In the first of Urban Pitch and Red Bull's "Training Grounds" competition, an unknown team comes out of nowhere and nearly pulls a shocking upset over last year's Neymar...
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Urban Pitch Staff Picks: 2018 UEFA Champions League!

With the quarterfinals of UEFA Champions League play beginning today, the Urban Pitch staff has made its selections for who we think is the favorite, dark horse, most likely...
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How Pro Footballer Nugzar Kvirtiya is Building a Street Scene In the Unlikely Country of Azerbaijan

In the small country of Azerbaijan, a street movement is growing. Though still in its infancy, it is gaining momentum thanks to its leader, pro football veteran Nugzar Kvirtiya....
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Ranking the Best English Premier League Match Balls from this Decade

The stunning Nike Merlin Hi-Vis match ball was released last week, representing the final ball to be used in English Premier League play in the 2010s. We take a...
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The Defining Moments of the Greatest-Ever Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Underdog Runs

As the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals are only a couple of weeks away, we take a look at some of the tournament's most unlikely of runs, including...
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How MIDFLD Blends Philosophy and the Beautiful Game Into Some of the Freshest Designs on the Market

Inspired by elements from Buddhism and football alike, NYC-based MIDFLD has some of the cleanest gear that you can find today. We spoke with the label's founder, Daniel D'Angelo,...
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COPA Has Perfectly Captured the Essence and Nostalgia of Retro Football

Since 1998, Dutch football fashion label COPA has worked closely with some of the world's biggest football clubs to create retro-inspired apparel collections. Most recently, COPA has partnered with...
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Mate Hajagos Clinches Eye-Popping Fifth Hungarian Championship, Earns Spot at Red Bull Street Style World Finals

The stakes were high at last week's Hungarian Freestyle Championships, as not only was national pride on the line, but there was also a spot at this year's Red...

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...
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European Freestyle’s Bright Future Put on Full Display at the Jam-Packed Ghetto Football Freestyle 2018

Hosted by the renowned Ghetto Football collective, the Ghetto Football Freestyle 2018 tournament featured both established and upcoming European freestylers under the age of 23. Held in the Latvian...

Nike Street Soccer Training Drill: Speed Snipe

The Speed Snipe is one of Nike's latest SCCRX street soccer videos, available primarily on the Nike app, and features key elements of street football executed on a humble...
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Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s Exclusion From Europa League Final in Baku Highlights UEFA’s Hypocrisy

Due to fears for his security in Azerbaijan, Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not play in next week's UEFA Europa League final against Chelsea. While the situation is certainly...
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An Inside Look at Speen’s Emergence as a Powerhouse Freestyle Label

With the ever-growing popularity of freestyle football, so comes with it an increase in the number of brands and products centered around the sport and its lifestyle. Born in...

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