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Julian Green chooses the US

Posted: March 20, 2014 at 3:49 pm   /   UrbanStreetSoccer

Julian Green chooses to play for the USMNT instead of German…. Now would you have done that? The United States men’s national team’s German manager has convinced a young German-American striker that his future should be in the red, white and blue … and American soccer fans are celebrating. In what can only be considered […]

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Super Mario, It must be the Shoes

Posted: December 20, 2013 at 10:46 am   /   Fashion, Lifestyle, UrbanStreetSoccer

Mario Balotelli is getting his kicks from the copious headlines he has garnered with his antics on and off the soccer field. The infamous Italian striker donned custom cleats for AC Milan’s match Monday against Roma decorated with a collage of headlines from his career. And there have been more than a few: wondrous goals, […]

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Paul Pogba “the next big thing”

Posted: December 12, 2013 at 11:05 am   /   UrbanStreetSoccer

Pogba’s the Golden Boy! Juventus star joins prestigious list in being named best youngster in Europe! The Juventus midfielder beat off competition from Romelu Lukaku to win the ‘Golden Boy’ award and hasn’t ruled out a move away from Italy in the near future. Most of the top clubs on the continent have been linked […]

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Jacobson Discusses HIgh School vs. Academies

Posted: December 9, 2013 at 3:50 pm   /   Development, UrbanStreetSoccer, US System

Martin Jacobson is likely the most renowned high school soccer coach in the USA as his success with inner-city New York kids, at a school dubbed “Horror High” by the tabloids, has been well-documented by media outlets, including CBS’s “60 Minutes.” At the West Side school that has no soccer field of its own, Jacobson guided […]

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And the 2014 World Cup Draw is Set!

Posted: December 6, 2013 at 5:36 pm   /   The Buzz, UrbanStreetSoccer, World Cup

Here’s the 2014 World Cup draw: Group A: Brazil, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon Group B: Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia Group C: Colombia, Greece, Côte d’Ivoire, Japan Group D: Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy Group E: Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras Group F: Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iran, Nigeria Group G: Germany, Portugal, Ghana, USA Group H: Belgium, Algeria, Russia, Korea Republic Source: FIFA.com Like UrbanStreetSoccer on Facebook. Follow UrbanStreetSoccer on Twitter @UrbanStSoccer

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Nelson Mandela: Thank You

Posted: December 5, 2013 at 9:31 pm   /   UrbanStreetSoccer

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Nelson Mandela and his family. He was a boy who became a dreamer. A dreamer who became an activist. An activist who became a political prisoner. A political prisoner who became the 1st Black President of South Africa and a man embraced by the world. And through it […]

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What’s Next for Freddy Adu

Posted: December 4, 2013 at 11:03 am   /   UrbanStreetSoccer

Can we all agree to stop calling Freddy Adu a washout? The news broke Tuesday that Adu will be released by his Brazilian club Bahia due to ‘technical deficiencies,’ when his contract runs out in December. Some might look at that news and consider it proof of Adu’s shortcomings, the final coup de grace in […]

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Julian Green makes Champions League Debut

Posted: November 28, 2013 at 11:29 am   /   The Buzz, UrbanStreetSoccer

Bayern Munich won its tenth straight Champions League game on Wednesday at CSKA Moscow, breaking the all-time record shared with the 2002-03 Barcelona team. In the final minutes of the victory, 18-year-old German-American Julian Green celebrated a milestone of his own — the highly-touted forward made his senior team debut for the reigning treble winners. Green, […]

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LeBron James And David Beckham talking soccer

Posted: November 20, 2013 at 4:56 pm   /   The Biz, The Buzz, UrbanStreetSoccer

LeBron James isn’t just the best player in the NBA. He’s also the league’s Warren Buffett. A man who can find a bargain investment as skillfully as he can find the bottom of a basketball net. Yesterday, James confirmed that he is considering joining David Beckham as an investor in an expansion Major League Soccer team in Miami. The […]

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MLK HIGH School in NYC Wins 15th City Title

Posted: November 13, 2013 at 5:21 pm   /   The Buzz, UrbanStreetSoccer

MLK won 3-0 over Beacon in the PSAL Boys A Division championship game on Nov. 10th 2013. Martin Luther King claimed its third consecutive championship and won its 15th title in 18 years. Like UrbanStreetSoccer on Facebook. Follow UrbanStreetSoccer on Twitter @UrbanStSoccer

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