Usain Bolt’s long term dream of playing professional football has finally arrived with Central Coast Mariners offering him a full-time playing contract.
Bolt, 32, has been trying out with the Australian side and is said to have impressed the technical bench after netting twice in a friendly last weekend.
“I can confirm Usain has been offered a contract by Central Coast Mariners,” Ricky Simms, Usain’s agent said.
The eight time Olympics gold medalist was offered the deal over the weekend after turning down a two-year move to Valetta FC.
Bolt, a self-confessed Manchester United fan has carried a burning desire to turn pro footballer and has tried out with Borussia Dortmund in the past.
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