16/05/2013 13:04 BST | Updated 16/05/2013 13:09 BST

David Beckham Retires: Who Should Play Golden Balls In A Film On His Career?

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BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 24: (CHINA OUT) British football player David Beckham speaks during his visit to Peking University on March 24, 2013 in Beijing, China. David Beckham is on a five-day visit to China at the invitation of the China Football Association as China's first international ambassador. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

David Beckham, the man who had a chick-flick named after him, has announced his retirement from football.

The former England captain said in a statement: "I'm fortunate to have realised [my] dreams."

This got us thinking, who could Bend It Like Beckham for real on the silver screen?

Which male actor could encompass his skilful footwork, celebrity credentials, designer body and most importantly that squeaky voice?

Take a look at our suggestions in the picture gallery and cast your vote. Have we missed the leading man? Let us know below.

Who should play Beckham?

Who should play Beckham?