Beckham Left Off London Olympic Squad

Surprise snub by GB soccer coach

David Beckham

David Beckham     Photo: Kunal Shah

David Beckham was informed Wednesday that he failed to make the cut for the British soccer team in the upcoming London Olympics. The 37-year-old East Londoner, who was widely expected to receive a spot on the roster, had said last month that he thought he had a "good chance" of competing in his home town's Olympic Games. "Naturally I am very disappointed, but there will be no bigger supporter of the team than me," Beckham said in a statement. The Football Association has yet to issue an explanation for the decision.

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