London 2012: Beckham hopes to play for Britain

London, Jul 15: David Beckham wants to play for Britain at the London 2012 Olympics, but doesn't expect to play for a European club again.

The 35-year-old midfielder has put himself through a grueling schedule in recent years playing for AC Milan during the Los Angeles Galaxy offseason, but that took its toll as an injury ruled him out of the World Cup.

While accepting he has been pushing his body too hard, Beckham wants to play a role at the Olympics.

"If I'm still playing and I'm still considered to make a difference to the team I'd love to be involved," Beckham said yesterday during a live Yahoo! video webchat.

A team of only English footballers is set to represent Britain. The Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish associations won't be part of the team, fearing it would jeopardize their independence and voting rights within FIFA.

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