Sprint King Usain Bolt trains with Dortmund

After retiring from athletics, sprint legend Usain Bolt is serious about having a career in professional football.

Usain Bolt interacts with fans after training at Bundesliga club, Borussia Dortmund.   -  REUTERS

After retiring from athletics, sprint legend Usain Bolt is serious about having a career in professional football. He got a shot at it on Friday, when he arrived at Borussia Dortmund for his first training session with the Bundesliga club.

The club and Bolt himself took to social media and posted photos and videos of the training session at Dortmund. He got a chance to train with star footballers of the likes of Mario Gotze and Marco Reus.

 

The 31-year-old, who holds the world records for the 100m and 200m, had announced in January about his trial with Dortmund.

Since retiring from athletics last year, Bolt has made no secret of his dreams to play football.

 

Later this year, the eight-time Olympic gold medallist will play in a charity football match at Old Trafford. He will captain the Soccer Aid World XI in a match to raise funds for the United Nations Children's Fund.

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