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LONDON (AP) _ British soccer star David Beckham has signed a multimillion dollar deal to publish his autobiography.

The 27-year-old Manchester United midfielder, who is married to Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, promised to reveal details of his career and private life. The book is expected to be published by HarperCollins next year.

``Although I have been involved in one or two book projects before, this will be my first autobiography,'' Beckham said Wednesday. ``I reckon that I have had a pretty interesting career so far and am looking forward to telling my story in my own words for the first time.''

A HarperCollins spokeswoman refused to disclose financial details.