You think you love the 2012 Olympics. You think you’re Team GB’s biggest fan and that the wrongly spelled tattoo of Jessica Ennis you’ve just had drilled into your left buttock will get you on the One Show. But your fandom for the Games is nothing compared with that of Sir Paul McCartney.
Not only did he play at the opening ceremony for a quid, but he spent the whole of this weekend, in the stands, with the normal people, singing along to Hey Jude and All You Need Is Love and going ten shades of mental at the cycling and the athletics. Let’s look at his happy Beatley face and remember a triumphant few days of people who live here being good at sports.