Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bolt's Not Given Up on Playing for Reds

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bolt's Not Given Up on Playing for Reds

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SPRINT king Usain Bolt insists he is 'very serious' about playing football - and has not given up on his dream of making it at United.

The eight-time Olympic gold medalist hung up his spikes after last year's World Championship following an incredible career on the track.

After retiring, Bolt revealed his dream was to play professional football. The Jamaican has since spent three weeks training with fellow Puma sponsors Borussia Dortmund and will be among those lining up for Soccer Aid at Old Trafford in June.

The 31-year-old Reds fan was coached by United boss Jose Mourinho in Hublot's match of friendship and he has not given up on playing for the club of his dreams.

"I'm very serious about playing football, I'm working with Dortmund and they are really helping me to work out where I am going," he said. …

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