2012 Olympics

Eriksson shocked by Becks snub

July 1, 2012
By ESPN staff
Sven-Goran Eriksson has admitted to his surprise at David Beckham's exclusion from Great Britain's football squad for the London 2012 Olympics.

• Becks out of Olympic squad, Giggs in

Beckham, 37, has been overlooked by coach Stuart Pearce as one of his three players that are over the age of 23, with Ryan Giggs, Craig Bellamy and Micah Richards instead selected.

The LA Galaxy midfielder was expected to be included, having played a pivotal role in promoting ...

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