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Is Soccer Replacing Skateboarding as Fashion’s Bandwagon of the Moment?

Posted: December 15, 2017 at 2:33 pm   /   Fashion, Lifestyle

GQStyle: Yesterday at the Strand bookstore in Manhattan, several dozen fashion editors, buyers, and Bushwick-famous stylish kids gathered in the rare-books room and huddled in the narrow passageways between the stacks. As bemused NYU students looked on, the music came up and a legion of street-cast models emerged for a stroll through the store in […]

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Here’s Why Football Jerseys Are Trending Hard Right Now

Posted: September 22, 2017 at 2:20 pm   /   Fashion, Lifestyle

HighSnobiety American sportswear has been a part of the streetwear wardrobe since day one — Jordan sneakers, basketball jerseys, baseball caps and varsity jackets are as classic as it gets — but recently the culture has started to embrace sporty pieces from further afield. The football — sorry, “soccer” — shirt is a beloved sportswear gem in the […]

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With Kith x Adidas Soccer, You Don’t Have to Choose Between Style and Performance

Posted: June 1, 2017 at 2:41 pm   /   Fashion, Lifestyle

Vogue: If you’re familiar with Kith, New York’s sneaker and streetwear mecca, you know it’s into collaborations. Founder Ronnie Fieg has partnered with everyone from Off-White’s Virgil Abloh to ’90s TV shows like Power Rangers and Rugrats. Kith’s newest collaboration will surprise you, too, but not because it’s particularly unlikely: The brand has teamed up with Adidas Soccer on a collection that combines Kith’s […]

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The Dark Side of American Soccer Culture

Posted: July 22, 2016 at 2:51 pm   /   Culture

NYTimes: There are now two separate American soccer cultures: one white, the other Latino. For the stunted American male, frust­rated with the changing demographics of the country and gripped by the belief that his days on top are coming to an end, there may be no form of porno­graphy more satisfying than watching a bunch […]

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Project Commits $3 Million to Build 50 Soccer Fields in New York

Posted: July 16, 2016 at 3:42 pm   /   Development

New York City FC, Adidas and the U.S. Soccer Foundation announced that they will build 50 junior-sized soccer fields in NYC over the next 5 years.  Looks like a good step and well overdue.  Lets hope they actually follow through.  Sounds alot like the urban field building initiative the Foundation launched several years ago with […]

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Pele tribute to Muhammad Ali

Posted: June 5, 2016 at 10:36 pm   /   The Buzz

From one Legend to another. Brazilian football legend Pele paid tribute to Muhammad Ali, on Instagram, eulogizing the “The Greatest” who passed away Friday evening in a Phoenix-area hospital.

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Copa America 2016

Posted: June 2, 2016 at 10:13 pm   /   Culture, Latin America, The Buzz

Every four years, the national soccer teams of South America’s 10 countries, plus a couple of guests, duke it out for continental supremacy. It’s happening again starting Friday, but this one will be like no other: CONCACAF and COMNEBOL, world soccer’s North, Central and South American confederations, have joined forces to make it bigger, better and truly […]

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Neymar collaborates with Jordan Brand

Posted: June 1, 2016 at 8:12 pm   /   Brasil, Lifestyle, The Biz, UrbanStreetSoccer

Nike has announced that FC Barcelona star Neymar will be the first soccer player to collaborate with their Jordan Brand. The Brazilian striker will be wearing his own signature boot featuring the number 23 and iconic Jordan “Jumpman” logo. Like UrbanStreetSoccer on Facebook.

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American soccer ‘It’s only working for the white kids’

Posted: June 1, 2016 at 10:16 am   /   Culture, The Buzz

Great article by: Les Carpenter As Doug Andreassen, the chairman of US Soccer’s diversity task force, looks across the game he loves, all he can see is a system broken in America. And he wonders why nobody seems to care. He sees well-to-do families spending thousands of dollars a year on soccer clubs that propel their children […]

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Posted: June 1, 2016 at 1:22 am   /   Culture, Race, The Buzz

Karim Benzema says the decision to leave him out of the French squad for Euro 2016 came because boss Didier Deschamps “bowed to the pressure of a racist part of France”. 28-year-old Benzema’s place has been in serious doubt since he was implicated in a criminal plot to blackmail former international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a […]

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