Paul McCartney slams 'idiot' Stuart Pearce over David Beckham omission
Sir Paul McCartney has hit out at the decision to leave David Beckham out of Team GB's Olympic soccer team.
Beckham was omitted from coach Stuart Pearce's squad despite playing a key role in the team that won the Games for London.
Beatles legend Sir Paul said: "I would've thought Beckham would be first choice because of his huge contribution to getting the Olympics. But some idiot decided otherwise.
"I feel a bit sorry for the three over-23s because we're going to be looking at them and saying 'That should have been Beckham.' He's a national hero, a crowd-puller."