a)…because we’re unlikely to see a better goal, and

b) after Valentin Ivanov’s Sunday night, there might not be enough players available to finish the competition.

Tomorrow’s Independent claims that David Beckham’s 2nd half free kick — vaulting England into a quarterfinal clash with Portugal — will provide “a £100m boost to the economy.” That’s good news, given that Cadbury’s recent salmonella scare will undoubtedly cost the economy at least that amount, if not more.