Usain Bolt To Train With Dortmund On Friday
Bundesliga club, Borussia Dortmund has announced that Athletics legend Usain Bolt, who has indicated his interest in starting a football career would be training with the club on friday.
The event is a publicity stunt as both Bolt and Dortmund are sponsored by Puma.
“Bolt is coming!” tweeted the German league club while the Jamaican sprint star wrote “BVB, get ready for Friday #BVBolt #NewLevels @bvb09 @pumafootball,” on his official account.
Bolt, who holds the world records for the 100m and 200m, had announced last January that he would be training with Dortmund during the current international break.
According to Punch, the training is scheduled at 1030 local time (0930 GMT) and will be open to the public with huge media interest expected.
Bolt, after his retirement has not made his ambition to build his career in footballer hidden.
The Manchester United fan will line up opposite British pop star Robbie Williams in a charity football match at Old Trafford on June 10.
Naija News confirmed that Bolt, an eight-time Olympic gold medallist, will captain the Soccer Aid World XI in a match to raise funds for the United Nations Children’s Fund, Unicef.