"I was the kid who would be in the outfield at cricket and the ball would hardly ever come to me, so I just sort of daydreamed. My interests lay in other directions. It was the same for all The Beatles, actually. If there was a big match, we'd kind of watch it - the FA Cup or a big international (soccer match) - but we never kicked a football around or played a game of cricket on the beach." Sir Paul McCartney on his sporting background ahead of opening the London Olympics on Friday (27Jul12).