David Beckham scored with a free kick in the 60th minute on Sunday to lead England to a 1-0 win over Ecuador and a spot in the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Beckham sent in a curling free kick from about 25m that beat diving goalkeeper Christian Mora.
David Beckham and Michael Owen say they intend to stay with Real Madrid next season. The two stars joined the English national team in the United States on Monday, a day ahead of the exhibition game against Colombia that concludes a two-game tour. ''I'm happy in Real Madrid. I want to finish my career there,'' said Beckham.