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Posted: September 24, 2013 at 11:30 am   /   Lifestyle
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Posted: August 14, 2013 at 10:42 am   /   Africa, Lifestyle

During one of his pitstops in South Africa, President Obama announced a new initiative to bring energy and power to the continent. As the Weekly Standard points out the president’s new plan involves electric soccer balls… From the transcript of Obama’s remarks I am proud to announce a new initiative. We’ve been dealing with agriculture, we’ve been dealing with […]

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Laser beam soccer field

Posted: August 7, 2013 at 2:32 pm   /   Lifestyle

Nike’s laser beam soccer field lets you play at night. The days are numbered for improvised line markers such as shoes, jackets and cones, because Nike has installed a laser system –  complete with a van, team of specialists and crane – to project bright lines onto the street, creating an augmented soccer pitch. the #mipista […]

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The Muslim Premier League (BBC1)

Posted: August 7, 2013 at 12:02 pm   /   Lifestyle

Twenty years ago there were no Muslims in the Premier League. Now there are nearly forty – enough for three football teams. To mark the End of Ramadan this program, narrated by Colin Murray, speaks to star players and top managers to find out what impact Muslims are having on the English game. Like UrbanStreetSoccer on Facebook. […]

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The Balotelli Factor

Posted: July 26, 2013 at 4:21 pm   /   Lifestyle, The Buzz

Time named Mario Balotelli one of the 100 most influential people in the world, from artists, leaders to pioneers, titans and icons.  Does the US need its own Super Mario or could he help make this game more popular in the US? Source: Time Magazine Like UrbanStreetSoccer on Facebook. Follow UrbanStreetSoccer on Twitter @UrbanStSoccer

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Eddie Johnson the latest to Rock the Blonde Hairdo

Posted: July 22, 2013 at 8:18 pm   /   Lifestyle

Eddie Johnson rocking the blonde do, scored just minutes after coming on the field in the US’ 5-1 victory over El-Salvador in the Gold Cup.  However, Johnson and his fellow mates Maurice Edu and Terrence Boyd are  just the latest footballers to Rock the blonde do. See more hairdos:

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Kobe Bryant Visits AC Milan

Posted: July 22, 2013 at 10:20 am   /   Lifestyle

Kobe Bryant was the surprise visitor at Milanello where he will be working on recovering from his achilles tendon injury. Read More: AC Milan

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Mario Balotelli Sports new Ferrari

Posted: July 22, 2013 at 9:29 am   /   Lifestyle

The AC Milan and Italian world star was spotted in his brand-new Ferrari F12 Berlinetta hanging out in Milan. 

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How Game Developers Tackled the Soccer Slide in FIFA 13

Posted: July 19, 2013 at 12:08 pm   /   Lifestyle

What makes a soccer player’s slide-tackle realistic in a videogame? Newtonian physics. “In old FIFA titles, we had player models and a collision-detection system that tested whether any of these intersected,” says Aaron McHardy, EA Sports’ senior gameplay producer for FIFA 13. “Now, each player has a mass and a velocity. When they collide, we let physics handle it.”

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Kobe featured at Confederations Cup

Posted: June 25, 2013 at 4:12 pm   /   Lifestyle

Kobe Bryant featured on Brazil TV while in Brazil for the Confederations Cup.

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