Usain Bolt will get the chance to fulfil his lifelong ambition of putting on a Manchester United shirt but only if he can get over the cruel hamstring injury that marked the end of his sprint career, Dailymail has reported.
The report stated that the Jamaican legend has been called up for a United legends side to play against a Barcelona equivalent on September 2 at Old Trafford.
However, he can only feature if he can be fit in three weeks after injuring himself in last Sunday’s 4x100m final at the World Championships in London. Bolt has long been a Red Devils fan and at various times has talked up his ambition to play professional football. Now with his athletics career over he will finally get the chance to show what he can do at the Theatre of Dreams.
On a previous trip to Old Trafford back in 2012 he was presented with a United shirt with ‘Bolt 9.63’ on the back. The number 9.63 being the time in seconds it took him to claim the gold medal in the 100m final at the Olympic Games in 2012.