BBC presenter and former England striker Gary Lineker has expressed his surprise at David Beckham's exclusion:
Never thought for a second that David Beckham would be excluded from GB's team. Then again Stuart Pearce has always been his own man
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A total of 8,648 sailors died during the largest naval engagement during the First World War, which marks its centenary on Tuesday.
The figures by the Global Slavery Index are a third higher than previously thought.
Sara Di Pietrantonio, 22, died in Rome on Sunday.