WATCH: Bolt scores twice on first start for new club
Lifestyle By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 12/10/2018
Usain Bolt has marked his first start for A-League side Central Coast Mariners with two goals against Macarthur South West in a preseason friendly.The 32-year-old eight-time Olympic sprint champion scored the Mariners' third and fourth goals in his side 4-0 win as a professional footballer but the Jamaican joined Austrailain on trial in August in a bid to win a contract and admitted the game would be key to his future.
Bolt retired from athletics after the 2017 World Championships and has been eager to forge a new career in professional football and he has previously trained with Borussia Dortmund, South African club Sundowns and Norway's Stromsgodset.The Australian A-League season begins on 19 October and the Mariners are yet to confirm whether Bolt will be offered a contract.
BOLT HAS HIS BRACE! ⚡️That's two goals tonight for @usainbolt!! What a moment in sport, don't think limits! #CCMFC 🎥 @FOXFOOTBALL pic.twitter.com/0NeIH9i49V — Central Coast Mariners (@CCMariners) October 12, 2018