Australian club Central Coast Mariners FC have confirmed negotiations with Olympic legend and Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt.
The A-League side released following statement:
The Central Coast Mariners would like to publicly address the negotiations between the Club and Usain Bolt.
The Club can confirm that it has been in negotiations with the Olympic Champion & World Record Holder, regarding the opportunity to trial here on the Central Coast.
The Central Coast Mariners remain committed to discussions with the ‘world’s fastest man’ and his management team, regarding what role the Club may play in Bolt’s burning ambition to become a professional footballer.
It is crucial to note that all discussions between the Central Coast Mariners and Bolt require an initial six-week-trial period and no contract is guaranteed.
Bolt enjoyed a two-day „trial“ with Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund earlier this year and he has notified publicly his interested to become a professional footballer.