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Argentina-Brazil Rivalry Too Hot for Brotherhood

Posted: July 3, 2014 at 12:33 pm   /   Latin America, World Cup

This World Cup has seen Latin American soccer fans cheering for each others’ teams. Not Argentines and Brazilians, whose rivalry remains stubbornly in place. Quarrels between fans of South America’s two biggest countries have broken out in stadiums as supporters taunt each other. Police intervened in Belo Horizonte where Argentina fans and host Brazil threw […]

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Pele talks about US youth soccer

Posted: April 21, 2014 at 10:31 am   /   Development

Pele is widely recognized as the greatest soccer player of all time. He developed his unparalleled skills playing against other shoeless kids on the dirt streets of Brazil with a ball made from old socks and newspapers. But now Pele says the best grass-roots soccer programs in the world are not in Brazil, but in the […]

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Cosmos are Back… Again

Posted: August 5, 2013 at 10:25 am   /   The Biz

They were the Galaticos in the alternate universe of American soccer in the late 1970s and early ‘80s. They were a collection of global superstars bankrolled by a worldwide entertainment conglomerate, Warner Communications, long before the words soccer and synergy were uttered in the same sentence, long before the Real Madrids and Manchester Uniteds of […]

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World Cup vs. The People

Posted: July 11, 2013 at 1:45 pm   /   Culture

We are in a time where information is abundant and accessible. We are not limited to an either/or existence. Not only do we have more, but we are expected to do more. Be more. Embrace more. This access to information is what makes this time in history special. The responsibility of these privileges have been […]

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Pele slaps Anderson Silva…..

Posted: July 5, 2013 at 3:45 pm   /   The Buzz

Let’s be grateful Anderson Silva decided not to play soccer….. Like UrbanStreetSoccer on Facebook. Follow UrbanStreetSoccer on Twitter @UrbanStSoccer

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Road 2 Brazil 14

Posted: July 2, 2013 at 5:19 pm   /   Brasil, Culture

Now that the Confederations Cup is in the books with Brazil sitting on top, and we’re officially less than a year away from the World Cup, we thought it was a good time to start our Road to Brazil series.  We’ll take an in-depth look into the country that captivates the world in so many […]

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Wake Up the Inner City

Posted: June 25, 2013 at 10:40 am   /   Race, UrbanStreetSoccer

WAKE UP U.S. Soccer!!! As the NBA Championship wrapped up and all of the post-game talk ensued, basketball fans around the world have slowly but surely begun that agonizing basketball withdrawal that we all go through at this time of the year. And for that I’m deeply regretful… But don’t fret…next season is right around […]

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