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Britain's Olympic team coach Stuart Pearce will travel to the United States next week to watch David Beckham play for the Los Angeles Galaxy before deciding whether to select the 36-year-old midfielder for the London Games.
Beckham has been included in an 80-match list that must be whittled down to 18 players. British soccer prepares to compete in the Olympics for the first time since 1960.
Beckham will have his chance to convince Pearce that he can fill one of the three squad places for players over age 23 when the coach watches the Galaxy's May 2 match against the Seattle Sounders.
''David Beckham will be treated exactly the same as any other individual, whether it is young or over-age,'' Pearce said Tuesday. ''Form and fitness will dictate what the makeup of the squad will be. David falls into the same category. I have a duty of care to the Great Britain squad to try and win a gold medal. I will pick the strongest possible squad I can.
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