Meet Hank, the David Beckham of Donkeys

05/06/2011 at 07:45 AM EDT

Meet Hank, the David Beckham of Donkeys
Karine Aigner/REX
Hank is a lot like David Beckham. He lives on the field, loves to show off his fancy footwork with a soccer ball and he's caught the eye of some female fans. But there's one big difference between them: Hank is a donkey.

The soccer-loving animal has become quite the star in the Maryland town where he lives. On a small farm there, he uses his mouth to pick up his ball and dribbles it down the field with his nose, according to Rex USA. Hank's owners introduced him to the sport when he was little and he has enjoyed it ever since. He also seems to enjoy the attention he's received from locals, and, more importantly, the female donkeys who live on the farm!

See more soccer-loving animals in our photo gallery!

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