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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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Football’s 10 Most Expensive Kit Suppliers Deals

Posted: May 21, 2016 at 12:49 am   /   The Biz, The Buzz

FC Barcelona has secured a landmark kit deal with long-term partners “Nike” which will see them earning record £100 million a year eclipsing Manchester United’s Adidas kit deal worth £75 million a year. We take a look at 10 biggest kit suppliers deal in football NO# CLUBS BRAND YEARLY CONTRACT 1 MANCHESTER UNITED Adidas £75m […]

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The Cost of International Soccer in the US

Posted: November 1, 2014 at 11:59 pm   /   The Biz

By Dr. Jay Martin: This past summer saw the usual flood of international teams come to the United States to play an assortment of MLS teams.   They came to make money, gain exposure in the States and prepare for their season.  Chelsea played the MLS All Stars and lost.  Barcelona and Real Madrid also made star […]

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Bayern Munich Is Open for Business in U.S.

Posted: August 1, 2014 at 6:06 pm   /   The Biz

Bayern Munich, the mightiest of the clubs in Germany’s Bundesliga, picked an appropriate time to begin building a year-round presence in the United States. It won five titles last year, including the trophies for the Champions League and the European Super Cup, and the Bundesliga signed a global television deal with 21st Century Fox. Germany […]

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Residents Wonder How New Stadiums Will Benefit After Cup

Posted: July 10, 2014 at 12:25 am   /   Brasil, The Biz, World Cup

NATAL, Brazil — From her crumbling house with the leaky roof, across a new highway from a new World Cup stadium, Maria Ivanilde Oliveira heard everything. Notes of the national anthems floated through the humid air into her living room, where her black vinyl couch was losing its stuffing and a metal bookshelf was secured […]

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World Cup Sets Facebook Record

Posted: July 2, 2014 at 10:46 am   /   The Biz, World Cup

Facebook reported that the World Cup has racked up more than a billion comments, posts, and “likes” which is more than any other event in history. About 220 million people have taken part in the unprecedented online conversation. Knock-out matches that took place during the weekend pushed the overall number of “interactions” at Facebook past […]

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Watching the World Cup the way you should

Posted: June 12, 2014 at 10:59 am   /   The Biz, World Cup

Most of the world can watch the World Cup for free. Not so much in the US. The tournament, which begins today, will largely air on cable; streaming matches online also requires a television subscription. But all is not lost for American cord cutters, as long as they don’t insist on watching the games in […]

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The Business of the World Cup

Posted: June 6, 2014 at 12:16 am   /   The Biz, World Cup

How big of a business is soccer’s quadrennial tournament for FIFA (International Association of Federation Football), the sport’s international governing body? World Cup Brazil will generate $4 billion in total revenue for FIFA, or 66% more than the previous tournament in South Africa in 2010. The vast majority of the money will come from the […]

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Beckham’s plan for Miami stadium

Posted: March 30, 2014 at 3:52 pm   /   The Biz, UrbanStreetSoccer

David Beckham’s proposed Miami MLS team will be playing in front of 25,000 fans in a hi-tech new stadium located on the city’s exclusive waterfront if the group behind the venture gets its way. On Monday, the Miami Beckham United group presented its breath-taking vision for an open-air, bowl-like stadium offering fans a stunning view […]

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The Brazuca

Posted: December 6, 2013 at 10:13 am   /   The Biz

With its reputation and millions on the line, Adidas has unveiled the “Brazuca,” the official soccer match ball of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. All eyes are on to see whether the company can avoid a repeat of the “Jabulani,” the ball it designed for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, which was […]

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