Timberlake performed an original rock opera that showcased his passion for sports. He repeatedly zinged Los Angeles Galaxy star David Beckham, who sat in the front row with his wife, Victoria.
``Dude, I got to give you props. Single-handedly you made soccer in America this much more popular,`` Timberlake said, holding his thumb and index finger an inch apart. ``I call it soccer because in America we already have a game dudes play called football.``
Image: Soccer player David Beckham and wife Victoria Beckham arrive at the 2008 ESPY Awards held at NOKIA Theatre L.A.