Sir Paul McCartney — Save Our Soccer Team!

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.