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GB drop Man Utd legend Giggs from captaincy shortlist

Controversial Manchester United icon Ryan Giggs has dropped off the map as far as the Great Britain captaincy is concerned.

The People says Giggs was viewed as the ultimate footballer just a few months ago - and was being tipped as a possible captain for a GB Olympic team.

But his off-field activities have seen his stock drop considerably, as the Welshman is now a 100/1 shot with 888sport.com to become the Olympic team skipper in 2012.

Giggsy's media luvvy pal David Beckham is favourite at 5/2.

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