Usain Bolt Scores First Goals In Professional Football

2019 National Common Entrance: How to Check Results with Scores and Qualification Status (Step-By-Step) - Click Here!

NLNG Post Primary Scholarship Scheme 2019 (Secondary Education Sponsorship) - Click Here for Details

Sprint legend Usain Bolt scored his first goals in professional football Friday after starting up front in a pre-season game for Australia’s Central Coast Mariners.

The 100 meters world record-holder, who is bidding for a professional contract, recovered from a painful kick in the groin to grab a double against Macarthur South West United in Sydney.

Bolt, 32, finished with his left foot after some slack marking on 55 minutes, celebrating with his trademark ‘Lightning Bolt‘ pose. The Jamaican then capitalised on a defensive mix-up to score his second on 69 minutes before being substituted six minutes later with the score at 4-0.

Read Also  Chelsea charged after fan runs on pitch and hugs Eden Hazard

It was the first game Bolt has started since joining the A-League club in August for an indefinite trial. “I’m just happy that I got a chance and I’m proud of myself,” Bolt told host broadcaster Fox Sports after the game.

“It was a big deal… first start and scoring two goals. It was a good feeling. This is what I worked towards. I try to get better and I am on the way to doing that.”

Read Also  Jose Mourinho reveals Manchester United team news for Basel (Photos)

Bolt said he had a “lot more to learn” and was keen to join the Mariners on a professional contract. “I’m keen, that’s why I’m here to play my best and to try and get into the team,” he added.

Download e-books for education and research for FREE - Click Here

Read Also  Arsenal beat Spurs 2-0 for the first time in 3 years (Watch Video of Goals Here)

Follow Us on FACEBOOK, TWITTER

Do You Know Nigeria? Attempt 10 simple questions on Nigeria for FREE and Win FREE N500 Airtime - Click Here to Participate!

Click Here to Join Newsnow Nigeria WhatsApp Group for Breaking News Alerts

For your news articles, press release, Breaking News, send e-mail to [email protected]