Adams said: "I would choose John Terry, 100 per cent. I always have and I always will.
"I went on record before the last World Cup that I thought he should have got it then.
"That is nothing against Becks, he was an unbelievable captain who was magnificent for his country.
"John would have played every minute of every game. He would have been my captain then and nothing has changed since for me.
"He is a great leader, a great man and a great footballer."