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YWTC: The best of the Donovan-Beckham Entries

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It's time for the latest installment of You Write the Caption, with David Beckham and Landon Donovan the subject of the latest edition.

Before we get to the top entries for the Beckham/Donovan photo, it is time to recognize the winner of the most recent YTWC. Congrats to Daggius, who won the Ballack-Referee YTWC. He will receive a navy blue SBI Mafia t-shirt from SBI sponsor Objectivo Apparel. Remember, if you haven't gotten your SBI Mafia t-shirts (in navy and white), get yours today.

Now, onto Beckham-Donovan. There were more than a hundred entries, but these are the ten captions we thought were the best. Enjoy:

Beckham: I'm sorry, I'd rather be texting you too–but I don't have my phone on me! (Dannyc58)

"David, I know you don't want to play here anymore, but did you have to take a dump on the field?" (Allen 32)

David: "maybe it was just a fart, check your boxers at halftime" (Gary)

I swear, he bought me like two caipirinhas and kept getting me to say all these things about you. I didn't know. I thought he was my ffffriend, David. (Aggies4JerryGarcia)

David Beckham attempts to converse with his teammate while Landon Donovan weighs transfer options based on their distance away from Milan. (Manic Messiah)

You know you still owe me from that night at Morton's, right? (505 Anthony)

"Listen, little man, there's about as much chance of ME giving up this armband as there is of YOU scoring against Brazil." (William The Terror)

"If we play our cards right, we can both get out of here." (Fenel)

"See this captain's armband? I like to think of it as a little circle of trust. And with that Spourt Illustrated thing you are now outside of- hold on I gotta go catch a flight, but you know my mobile digits, so feel free to text! (Seisco)

Becks: "Landon, I know,I KNOW I need to look interested once in a while, but seriously do you think Posh looks fat?" (Smokedgouda)


Now it's time to vote. Cast your vote for the caption you think is the best:

The caption voted the best by SBI readers will win the caption's writer a Navy Blue SBI Mafia t-shirt from Objectivo Apparel.

Which caption did you like the most? Which one missed the cut that you thought should have made it?

Share your thoughts below.


  1. I’d have gone with “Christ, Landycakes, if that’s what playing at this zoo does to your hairline, I’m outta here.”

  2. ok, I am going to be very bias I thought my quote was better than any of the above, please give me an honest answer people as to if it is funnier than any of the above:


    Donovan is explaining to Beckham that his national pride is so strong that there is a magical link between his hair-line and the economy. Only now does Beckham truly understand how bad this “recession” really is.

    Posted by: Ed Dog | July 03, 2009 at 07:42 PM


  3. Hey Ives, captions are supposed to be short and punchy, but they CAN be longer than 5 or 6 words. Just read a newspaper. You’ll see what I mean.

  4. Donovan crapped his pants during a game? Where was I when this happened?

    I voted for William the Terror’s, just shows who the best player is on the Galaxy right now.

  5. David: “maybe it was just a fart, check your boxers at halftime” (Gary)

    This is the only one that made me laugh out loud so it got my vote.

    There are some good ones in there though.


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