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Bolt ready for football in 2018

Usain Bolt hopes he can begin his football career in 2018, revealing “a lot” of clubs had reached out to him.

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt gestures before the semi-finals of the men’s 100m athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on August 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO

The retired sprinter, an eight-time Olympic champion, has previously spoken about his desire to one day play professional football.

A Manchester United supporter, Bolt said he wanted to begin his career next year after tearing his hamstring in August.

“Yes, I would love to play football now I’ve retired from track and field,” the 31-year-old Jamaican told FIFA.com.

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