Determined Bolt Says Football Career Not Over Yet

Determined Bolt Says Football Career Not Over Yet
Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt celebrates scoring a goal for A-League football club Central Coast Mariners in his first competitive start for the club against Macarthur South West United in Sydney on October 12, 2018. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP) 

Multiple Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt is convinced that he can still become a professional footballer despite a failed attempt with an Australian side.

The Jamaican sprinter ended his trial with A-League’s Central Coast Mariners on Friday, sparking concerns that his football sojourn might have ended.

However, Bolt has said he still nurtures the dream of playing as a professional footballer.

“I still have it,” Bolt said on Saturday. “It’s sad that it didn’t work out.”

He added that “we parted on good terms, and that’s a good thing. I had a great experience with them.

“The guys were great — we just couldn’t work out things with the contract, but hopefully I get another chance with another team.”

When asked if he would pursue his football dream, he said: “For sure. We’ll see what happens.

“I think people are still contacting my agent now about opportunities, so we’ll see in which direction it goes.”

He added: “I figure that I was improving a lot, so as you can see from the first game to the last game, I really improved and did better.

“I’ve learned that it’s a little bit harder, but it’s all about dedication and work with the team.”

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