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Bidding is a real kick

To coincide with the start of Euro 2004 Mortgage Strategy has teamed up with Platform to auction a signed David Beckham football boot, with the money raised going to Cancer Research UK.

To take part in the auction, go to http://www.mortgagestrategy.co.uk

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