Usain Bolt To Play Football for Dortmund On Friday

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World record holder Usain Bolt, who also has ambitions to start a football career at 31, will train with Borussia Dortmund on Friday, the Bundesliga club has announced.

“Bolt is coming!” tweeted the German league club while the Jamaican sprint star wrote “BVB, get ready for Friday #BVBolt #NewLevels @bvb09 @pumafootball,” on his official account.

The event is a publicity stunt as both Bolt and Dortmund are sponsored by Puma.

The training will be open to the public and a lot of media interest is expected it is scheduled for 1030 local time (0930 GMT)

Bolt, who holds the world records for the 100m and 200m, had announced last January that he would be training with Dortmund during the current international break.

Bolt retired from athletics last year, since then he has made clear his intentions of playing professional football.

Usain Bolt will be playing in a charity football match, with Robbie Williams the pop icon, at Old Trafford on June 10.

Bolt is an eight-time Olympic gold medalist, and will captain the Soccer Aid World XI in a match to raise funds for the United Nations Children’s Fund, Unicef.

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