Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Golden Hero Bolt to Be Den Wonder GOAL

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Golden Hero Bolt to Be Den Wonder GOAL

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OLYMPIC legend Usain Bolt will be part of the Soccer Aid 2018 line-up at United's Old Trafford this summer.

The Jamaican sprint champion - who is a huge United fan - will come up against pop icon Robbie Williams as captains of the star-studded teams in the annual friendly charity match in aid of Unicef.

Bolt's World XI will go up against Robbie's England, both sides made up of A-list stars and footballing legends, with details of exactly who will be on the teamsheets revealed in the coming weeks. This year's match is set to be bigger and better than ever and marks the start of a new campaign for the charity.

Bolt, who is regarded as the greatest sprinter of all time, has always wanted to become a footballer. He said: "It is my dream to make it as a professional footballer, so to be able to step out onto the pitch at Old Trafford in June, and play against some of football's biggest legends is going to be remarkable. …

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