2012 Olympics

Neymar disappointed by Beckham snub

July 19, 2012
By ESPN staff
Brazil star Neymar has expressed his sadness that David Beckham will not be competing at the London 2012 Olympics.

Neymar, who is in England preparing for the Games, says he had hoped a line up opposite Beckham to one day tell his children of the experience. However, the Santos striker believes Beckham's absence will also benefit Brazil as they aim to win their first gold medal in men's football.

"When Beckham was not selected I was a little happy and a little sad," Neymar told ...

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