Can you bend it like Beckham?
David Beckham prepares to bend his shot during a free kick. Stephen Dunn/Getty Images
Expired: May 27, 2013
English soccer star David Beckham is retiring.
Pay tribute to the footballer by recreating the move that made him famous.
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Can you bend it like Beckham?

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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