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Bolt eyes football career after sprints conquests

Usain Bolt has said he is keen on pursuing a career as a footballer when he retires from sprinting.

The nine-time Olympic gold medal winner has hinted he will quit track and field afterS the World Championships in London next year.


And Bolt, 29, who last month trained with Borussia Dortmund, wants to be a footballer when he hangs up his running spikes.

Speaking to the BBC on Monday morning, he said: “It’s something that I’m looking into. I might do a few trials.

“I want a trial. I don’t want to actually just jump into it. You know, [I want to] get some training in, learn a few things. I think I’d be pretty good.”


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