David Beckham Demonstrates What Objects He Can Actually Bend Like Beckham

​Soccer legend David Beckham has famously inspired the phrase “bend it like Beckham,” but what can he actually bend (besides a curving soccer ball into a goal)? Well, wonder no more—because People magazine decided to find out.

In a new video, the reigning Sexiest Man Alive agrees to try and bend a series of objects, putting his strength to the test. The 40-year-old dad of four shows us what he can bend as easily as a winning shot—and what gives him a little trouble. “Wasn’t Chris Hemsworth the last one? Thor? I mean, and you’re giving me this?” he jokes. “I’m sure that he could do this.”

To see Beckham take on everything from a cucumber to a golf club, watch below: