publication date: Tuesday, July 8, 2008 (part of Round XXXV)
clue: Other goos have been bent like this formerly British-based footballer.
explanation: Beckham was a famous soccer/football player from Britain, relocated to Los Angeles a year before this goo was published. The word "bent" is a reference to the movie Bend It Like Beckham. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Melissa Anderson, Jim Kraus, Jason Evans, and JB Brenner