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Sir Paul McCartney

Save Our Soccer Team!

5/12/2013 5:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0509-paul-mccartney-everton-tmzSir Paul McCartney, don your shining armor for the home team ... fans of Liverpool-based soccer franchise Everton are BEGGING the Beatle to rescue their beloved club from looming disaster.

Paul -- a BIG Everton supporter -- is being lobbied to buy the 135-year-old Premier League franchise.   Fans have started a petition drive which is picking up steam -- 4,500 names so far.

Paul has the dough -- he's reportedly worth around $800 million. The team is going for $200 mil, which would clearly make a big dent in his wallet.

You can sign the petition here ... which means you're not really an American, because we don't care about soccer.

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