Beckham Left Off London Olympic Squad

Surprise snub by GB soccer coach

Caty Enders

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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