Problem: poor condom sales
Solution: Bend the rules and slap on a photo of soccer star David Beckham and watch the profits roll in ...
Yes, it's true: a Chinese manufacturer named its condoms after the soccer super star (without his permission). The David Beckham condom brand is now the best-selling brand in China. I suppose everyone wants to do it like Beckham!
Although the Beckham contraceptive is not being endorsed by the former England captain himself, its makers claim that the users will score in the bedroom like David does on the pitch. (Source: Yahoo! News)
Gallery of the Absurd has a fun time imagining the design of such Beckham prophylactic: http://galleryoftheabsurd.typepad.com/14/2008/02/beckhams-chines.html