Usain Bolt wants to be professional footballer

Posted on 15/10/2013

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Usain Bolt wants to be professional footballer

New Delhi: He may have won six Olympic gold medals and eight World Championships becoming the fastest man on earth but legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt as a child dreamt of becoming a Test cricket sensation.

And once he hangs up his running shoes, Bolt wants to become a professional footballer in a club in England.

In fact, had Bolt not specialised in track and field event, he would probably have played cricket, smashing sixes and taking wickets, says the athlete in his first full-length autobiography “Faster Than Lightning” published by Harper Collins.

And why not? For, Bolt was excited watching the likes of another Jamaican cricket icon and paceman Courtney Walsh and batting legend Brian Lara and hung out with friends “smashing sixes around the school field” in his hometown.

“I really liked the kids who enjoyed cricket and I would hit it off with anyone who had a…

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