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Urban Picks: How Dynamo Rising Star and Houston Native Memo Rodriguez Puts On For H-Town

The first Houston Dynamo player to progress through its youth academy, USL affiliate, and MLS side, Memo Rodriguez is Houston to his core. In the latest edition of Urban...
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The 5 Best Non-Big 6 Kits in the 2022-23 English Premier League

With the 2022-23 English Premier League season under way, we take a look at some of the best kits from clubs outside of the top six.  Far too often, it...
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Heard on the Street: At the Manchester City Trophy Tour Stop in Atlanta

Celebrating the six domestic trophies won across its men's and women's teams last season, the Manchester City Trophy Tour made its stop in Atlanta last weekend. Featuring a re-creation...

If You Pay Them, They Will Come: The Mercurial Rise of the Chinese Super League

The Chinese Super League has drawn headlines with some gaudy contracts. Can China eventually become the soccer powerhouse it plans to be?
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Casting the Upcoming ’99ers Netflix Movie

Last week, streaming giant Netflix announced their intentions to make a feature length film about the 1999 World Cup-winning U.S. Women's National Team. Inspired by the throngs of fans...
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Soccer Senseis’ ‘Racaille’ Shirt Pays Homage to the Storied Diversity of French Football

Released just in time for France's appearance in the World Cup final, the Soccer Senseis "Racaille" shirt pays tribute to the successful (but not always pretty) history of French...
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Riyad Mahrez’s Journey From the Concrete Pitches of Paris to the Pristine Grounds of the Premier League

Groomed in the streets of Paris, Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez has become one of football's most electric players. The Algerian international dazzles audiences with his adept ball skills...
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Football’s Dark Side: The Psychology of Football Hooliganism

Football hooliganism may have been at its worst in the ‘70s and ‘80s, but it is starting to make a comeback. Urban Pitch examines the culture from a psychological...
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Looking Back at Sergio Goycochea’s Heroic Performance at the 1990 World Cup

From third string keeper to national hero in the span of one tournament, Sergio Goycochea's rise is one of the greatest stories in World Cup history. Argentina will enter the...
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Fashion, Foosball, and Music Collide at the Patta x New Balance Audazo v4 Cup in London

Back for another year, the Patta x Audazo Cup once again brought out London's most stylish creatives for an afternoon of drinks, music, and foosball. Along with the heated...

Pannahouse Invitationals 2016 Results: Bencok Beats Out Top-Flight Street Ballers, While a Finalist Mysteriously Disappears

Billed as a true world championship, the 2016 Pannahouse Invitationals brought together the aces of world-class ballers this past weekend for Copenhagen Panna House's (CPH) top-tier contest. The competition was...

What If Cristiano Ronaldo Lost His Mojo? Nike Investigates in “The Switch”

"The Switch" puts the ultimate player to the ultimate test in this Nike ad alongside a bevy of professional footballers making cameo appearances. Champions League and European Cup winner Cristiano...
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Sundays Are For Calcio: A Q&A With Marco Messina, Co-Founder of Italian Football TV and Calcio Apparel

Perhaps the most prominent Serie A media outlet in the United States, Italian Football TV has made a splash with its Calcio apparel line. Worn by star footballers and...
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The Boot Roundup: Keep Your Kick Game Fresh With the Hottest Recent and Upcoming Releases

Though we're not even one month in to 2018, we've already seen an insane amount of boot releases. With so many drops, we can't blame you for getting lost...
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Addressing the Lack of Away Kits at the 2022 World Cup

There were plenty of 2022 World Cup kits that we were excited to see on the pitch, yet never got the chance to. We explore why.  Fresh off the heels...
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In Appreciation of the Iconic Villarreal Home Kit

Its trademark shade of yellow might not be as recognizable as other iconic colors from massive clubs, but Villarreal's home kit deserves just as much attention.   City's blue. United's red....
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Watch the Official Recap Video of the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five LA Qualifier!

On April 17, teams from all over California made their way to the Bell Gardens Sports Center for the third annual Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five Los Angeles Qualifier....
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Which Hollywood Character Would Make the Best USMNT Head Coach?

As a permanent USMNT head coach has yet to be named, we have looked to Hollywood for some answers — because that's what any reasonable person would do. From...
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LAFC Unites Fans and Ballers with Supporters Cup

I don't get it. Is it 2018 already? That would explain why a club that has yet to play a game in the MLS or officially sign a player is...

Indian Woman Defies Naysayers to Create Freestyle Football Federation

At just 21 years old, Nikita Anita has established a freestyle association in her native country India. While she has recently gained support from many, she originally faced heavy...