Assignment: Can you bend it like Beckham?
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Created May 16, 2013 by
David Beckham, one of the world’s most famous footballers, has announced he is retiring from professional soccer at the end of this season.
The English star is credited by many for helping to bring soccer to a global audience. He was an iconic member of the English national football team, serving as captain for six years. Beckham is known for his ability to "bend" his kicks, curving the ball around defenders to score. The move inspired the 2003 film "Bend It Like Beckham."
In honor of Beckham's iconic trick, we want to see your bending skills. Get a friend to shoot a video of you bending the ball into a goal, and tell us in the text of your iReport what Beckham means to you and the sport. We'll share the best bending videos on CNN.
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