"The Scorpion" should come with a warning label: NOT FOR BEGINNERS: Advanced ballers only. Beep beep beep, flashing red lights. The unreal move was created by Netherland's Nordin Stitou, which is fitting because I think only someone like fellow countryman Edward van...
"Can you see it? Football. It's everywhere!" So announces Neymar's global signature football tournament kicking off an international five-a-side tournament (Neymar Jr's Five) open to men and women between the ages of 16 to 25. If it wasn't obvious already, small-sided...
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 Flick" seems best used in a high-risk, high-reward situation, but we...
U.S. National Team midfielder Mikkel Morgenstar Pålssønn "Mix" Diskerud showcases this visually simple but hard-to-replicate trick. Born in Norway, Diskerud is a starter for New York City's FC and scored their first MLS goal. He was also recently in the news when he...
File under dream pop freestyle Chinatown. If there is such a subgenre, Mo-Ali from IT10 Soccer and Frankie Flo have accomplished it in this stylish, emo video where the two ballers tekk out in the alleys of NYC Chinatown. They show...
The West Side was recently graced by a visit from one of the original legends in the game, the Street King himself, Edward van Gils! The pioneer of street soccer dropped into UrbanFutsal LA during one of his recent trips to...
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 the L.A. street ball scene, Fredo and his Calle661 crew...
There are some days you just want to forget your troubles, meet up with the homies, and do what you love. In our case, that means playing ball, and when you're in Cali
The San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles is home to many talented soccer players who are pursuing their passion in the sport and constantly pushing their limits to improve. Giovane "Gio" Lobo, an 18-year-old senior at El Camino Real...
Adding to the burgeoning growth of street football is the recent launch of the Nike Soccer App. Available as a download for both iOS and Android, it's being touted as a way to help you "play more soccer and stay in the...
TeamBackPack surprised the aspiring ballers of a recent 5v5 youth tournament hosted at UrbanFutsal LA. The Adidas-sponsored event treated the kiddies to some choice schwag while top artists Obvi, Catalyst, & X dropped their sick verses on the crowd, proving once again, it's good...
The SWRL is not only Steve "Eli Freeze" Elias' signature move, it's also the name of his lifestyle clothing brand and company that reps the "freeing and fluid" philosophy behind freestyle football. A pioneer of the sport, Elias' history in the...
If you're a true baller in L.A., it's pretty much guaranteed you've dropped by our UrbanFutsal LA facility to catch a pickup game or attend one of our live events where we feature the best of urban artists and...
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
Our favorite Swede is back at it with acrobatic combos that are straight smooth. Why Palle chose to film this in his basement, I have no idea. It's possible the "godfather of air moves" was relegated there by his wife who...
Adidas has been everywhere lately, releasing a slew of suped-up new gear and launching a fresh marketing campaign that seeks to reinvigorate their place in football. The three-stripe company has always
One of Japan's premier freestylers, Kotaro Tokuda aka "Tokura," first began playing soccer in the sixth grade. When an injury on the field turned him onto freestyle, Tokuda quickly took to it, and in 2009 he became the youngest champion of...
Here's a freestyle variation on Mario Götze's original flick-up move with a twist — one of the guys from IT10Soccer starts off with the flick-up, then adds a back heel and spin to it.  Here's another pretty useful tutorial to learn the trick: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FR8C8N6fV4 Even though it's pretty basic in...
Marvin Rodriguez is part of Mexico's Kskrita wrecking crew that has been straight bulldozing the freestyle scene lately. Rodriguez nearly swept last year's SISM, Mexico, and North American Freestyle championships by going 1-1-2 like it was nada. His runner-up finish to fellow Kskrita member...
SoCal's Umar Dalati broke down one of his favorite moves that, as you can probably tell from the name, makes him feel like a b-boy. Considering Dalati is 6-foot and then some, it appears certain lower-body tricks might be a challenge for...