Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Usain Bolt signs for football team

By News Express on 26/02/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,431

•Sprints star-turned-footballer Usain Bolt
•Sprints star-turned-footballer Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt, the 100-metre world record holder, says he has agreed to sign for a football club.

Bolt, 31, retired from athletics last summer after a glittering career in which he won eight Olympic gold medals.

He has always spoken of his desire to play football once his sprinting career was over, and on Sunday he tweeted to say, “I’ve signed for a football team! Find out which one this Tuesday at 8am GMT.”

Bolt is a lifelong Manchester United fan, and was due to have a trial with Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund next month. He also trained with South African side Mamelodi Sundowns last month.

“It’s something that I want to do,” Bolt told the Daily Express in January. “In March we’re going to do trials with Dortmund and that will determine what I do with that career, which way it goes.

“If they say I’m good, and that I need a bit of training, I’ll do it.

“It makes me nervous. I don’t get nervous but this is different, this is football now. It’ll take time to adjust but once I play a few times I’ll get used to it. It was the same when I started track and field.

“I was nervous for a while until I started getting used to the crowd, people and everyone around and it falls into place,

“One of my biggest dreams is to sign for Manchester United. If Dortmund say I’m good enough, I’ll crack on and train hard.

“I’ve spoken to Alex Ferguson and I told him he needs to put in a good word. He told me if I get fit and ready; he will see what he can do.” (ESPN/NAN)

Source News Express

Posted 26/02/2018 2:47:37 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
AfDB to create 10,000 agric entrepreneurs

Voting collapses in Anambra

Okowa performs ground-breaking ceremony for 150MW power plant...

Nasarawa to develop peninsula in Karu LG

PDP charges APC to pay attention to management...

Reps rule out timely passage of 2018 budget...

NAPTIP rescues 4,724 victims of human trafficking in...

Buhari assures to deliver on campaign promises

ICT expert blames JAMB for hitches in its...

16,000 persons living with HIV and AIDS in...

Woman charms fiancé inside Lagos home, disappears with...

Lagos PDP to Ambode: ‘Account for over N3.2bn...

 

Latest News Next President: The right man for the job, By Chima Nwafo Hate Speech Bill: Issues and worries, By Jerome-Mario Utomi 18-year-old boy rapes 7 Ekiti Varsity students Communications Minister, Adebayo Shittu, in certificate scandal Lawyer ambushes Python Dance 3 in court •Sues Buhari, Buratai, Malami, others Buhari, governors may clash with Tinubu over Ambode Oshiomhole, APC bow to governors, make U-turn on indirect primaries Delta establishes 6 IDP camps •To forward 2019 budget proposals to DTHA soon Southern, Northern leaders express fears over 2019 polls Plateau women protest half naked over military action Businessman sentenced 140 years for forging foreign cheques Stella Oduah dumps APGA, announces return to PDP

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (395,139 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (376,080 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (307,685 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (250,148 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (231,665 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (221,341 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (199,563 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (181,199 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (165,277 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (163,144 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (157,836 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (146,653 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (62) Business & Economy (3,613) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (932) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (547) Features (652) Global Business Monitor (301) International (2,415) Interview (164) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (143) News (39,022) Opinion (1,109) Pidgin (11) Politics (6,664) Religion (869) Sports (1,697) Stock Watch (33) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

I am Imo State's New Governor -- Okorocha's son-in-law Uche Nwosu...

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement