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Confederations Cup: Uruguay

Posted: June 16, 2013 at 10:31 am   /   Culture, UrbanStreetSoccer

Location: Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Argentina and Brazil Capital: Montevideo Population: 3,316,328 Languages: Spanish (official), Portunol, Brazilero (Portuguese-Spanish mix on the Brazilian frontier) Ethnic Groups: white 88%, mestizo 8%, black 4%, Amerindian (practically nonexistent) FIFA Ranking #19. Players to Watch: Luis Suarez, Edison Cavani

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Confederations Cup: Brazil

Posted: June 15, 2013 at 9:24 am   /   Culture, UrbanStreetSoccer

Location: Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean Capital: Brasilia Population: 199,321,413 Language: Portuguese (official and most widely spoken language), less common languages include Spanish (border areas and schools), German, Italian, Japanese, English, and a large number of minor Amerindian languages Ethnic Groups: white 53.7%, mulatto (mixed white and black) 38.5%, black 6.2%, other (includes Japanese, Arab, Amerindian) 0.9%, unspecified 0.7% […]

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Confederations Cup: Japan

Posted: June 15, 2013 at 9:21 am   /   Culture, UrbanStreetSoccer

Location: Eastern Asia, island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan/East Sea, east of the Korean Peninsula. Capital: Tokyo Population: 127,368,088 Language: Japanese Ethnic Groups: Japanese 98.5%, Koreans 0.5%, Chinese 0.4%, other 0.6% FIFA Ranking #32.  Player to watch: Shinji Kagawa, Keisuke Honda 

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Confederations Cup Preview

Posted: June 14, 2013 at 5:32 pm   /   UrbanStreetSoccer

The 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Brazil on June 15th as a warmup to the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Brazil, the defending champions and host will be joined by Japan, Uruguay, Italy, Spain, Tahiti, Nigeria and Mexico. Team breakdown Brazil — FIFA Ranking #22 . Host and defending Confederations Cup winners in 2009 and […]

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Beckham in Miami with Lebron

Posted: June 12, 2013 at 8:38 pm   /   The Biz, UrbanStreetSoccer

Beckham has been hanging out in Miami, but not just for fun. Although his illustrious playing career has come to an end, the world ambassador for football/soccer is plotting his next move. While in Miami, he witnessed Lebron and the Heat close out game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, and toured the area to determine where […]

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Urban Street Soccer

Posted: June 12, 2013 at 7:26 pm   /   UrbanStreetSoccer

Welcome to Urban Street Soccer! With the 2014 World Cup exactly 1 year away, we thought what better time to launch our new blog. The landscape in the world of sports is changing across the board. And in some instances, for the better and in other instances, not so much. If we drill down to […]

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