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David Beckham not on Britain's roster

Updated: June 28, 2012, 5:31 PM ET
Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland -- Beat it, Beckham.

That was essentially the message given to former England captain David Beckham, who was told he failed to make the British soccer team for the London Olympics -- the very games he helped secure for his country.

One of the most recognizable sportsmen in the world, Beckham seemed a certainty after making the 35-man shortlist but was informed by coach Stuart Pearce on Wednesday night that he had not made the final squad. There are only three places ...

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