BecomeElite is a YouTube channel that follows the life of pro soccer athlete Matt Sheldon. What is so inspiring about this channel is the fact that it is fully operated by Matt, who documents his day-to-day life as a professional soccer player. He has grown the account himself to over 200 thousand subscribers. Matt has shared his journey from the beginning, living alone in a small town in Germany grinding every single day in search of a professional contract. After many trials and opportunities, Matt signed his first professional contract here in the United States in the USL with the OC Blues (now Orange County SC). Along with Matt's personal life, he shares training tips, nutritional and workout plans, life advice and so much more.
Colo99 is another YouTube channel that is operated by Dan Colosimo, who showcases top talent in the form of highlight videos. Dan creates top quality highlights included with savvy edits and great music. His editing skills have gotten recognized by professional players and recently he has been asked to do some work for Miralem Pjanic and Claudio Marchisio.
ItalianFootballTV, “IFTVm” is an English language Italian platform that shares the latest soccer news out of Italy through entertaining videos, creative graphics and a hilarious podcast. IFTV was started by Marco Messi and Michael Kantaris in hopes of reigniting Italian soccer. Marco and Michael have done a tremendous job of and informing their fans about the latest news out of Italy while also working hands on with players and clubs in Italy. Another big step for IFTV has been the launch of their merch line. Their popular “Calcio” box logo tee has been seen on 433 and other popular accounts. Keep an eye out as you’ll likely see these two in the future.
Live Breathe Futbol is a brand that was founded in 2010 by Ebun Olaloye, combining a passion for “futbol” with his love for design to create a unique brand. The brand currently sells its own soccer streetwear and has also collaborated with professional clubs here in the United States, including Sporting KC and the Portland Thorns. Their Starboy and Maestro collections are some of their more popular releases. Some recognizable names to have worn LBF are David Luiz and Alexandre Pato.
If you play the video game FIFA, then you should definitely check out the website SoFifa. It has the statistics of every single player in the video game, which can be hard to uncover when you're playing the actual game. Whether you want to find the next hidden career mode gem, see who has a real face in the game or look at the tactics from a specific team, SoFifa is sure to have what you’re looking for.