Kids play on the new LEGO mini-pitch in Albuquerque, NM
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Mini-Pitches

Lighting Up Las Vegas

A new pair of mini-pitches not only mark the latest project in partnership with Tim Howard, but also the completion of 700 mini-pitches and safe places to play nationwide.

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Just Ball League

Just Baller Ashley Goes Global

Aug 8 2023

Just Baller Ashley credits the league with giving her a space to play soccer and meet new friends. She recently starred in adidas' new series that explored how soccer impacts the life of girls around the globe.

a photo of adidas' Oceanuz TV graphic
Youth Soccer

Preparing the Next Generation with FICO & Chelsea FC

Aug 2 2023

This summer, we teamed up with FICO and Chelsea FC during Chelsea's summer tour to provide middle and high school students with workshops to help them make informed credit decisions that last a lifetime.

A group of students after the FICO and Chelsea FC literacy workshop
Just Ball League

Just Ballers Celebrate in Queens

Jul 30 2023

One for the ages! We teamed up with adidas and NYC Just Ballers to celebrate the Women's World Cup with a day of play and creativity in the heart of Queens!

Girls play on a rooftop pitch in Queens New York City
Mini-Pitches

Mini-Pitch Comes to Kearny, NJ (aka Soccertown U.S.A.)

Jul 28 2023

Soccertown U.S.A. got a new mini-pitch thanks to our partnership with the Premier League and EA Sports. Even better: kids got to play with players from Newcastle and Brighton & Hove Albion.

Premier League players on a new EPL EA Sports in Kearny NJ Mini-Pitch
From the President & CEO

On the Growing Need for Diversity in Our Sport

Jul 24 2023

Three times as many kids play basketball for free as any other sport. Our President & CEO Ed Foster-Simeon talked to Andscapes' William Rhoden on how we can bring the game to more communities who don't have access.

Coach Jason holding Jameer's shoulder
Just Ball League

Messi Mania in Miami

Jul 20 2023

We teamed up with adidas to welcome Messi to Miami in style the only way we know how: by hosting an afternoon of soccer activities on a small-sided pitch, just like the way Messi grew up playing.

Vic Freestyle poses with players during a Welcome to Miami Mess event
Mini-Pitches

Building a Brighter Future with LEGO

Jun 30 2023

Together with LEGO, we’ve assembled something a bit different than you might expect…a new mini-pitch! Our first-ever mini-pitch in New Mexico is now open and creating limitless opportunities for play.

Kids play on the new LEGO mini-pitch in Albuquerque, NM
Events

Inaugural Playmakers’ Summit

Jun 13 2023

The inaugural Playmakers' Summit featured a series of star-studded plenaries and networking opportunities that addressed key issues facing soccer and sports-based youth development today.

A picture of the stage and speakers at the 2023 Playmakers' Summit
Events

9th Congressional Soccer Match

Jun 13 2023

In the ninth iteration of the Congressional Soccer Match, presented by US Soccer, Denmark took home the Embassy Trophy and Republicans reclaimed the title in the main event.