A former world-record sprinter is set to take his opportunity as a soccer player, however, he won’t reveal which club just yet.
Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt revealed on Sunday that he has signed a contract with a professional side, although the 31-year-old wouldn’t state which club or where the side resides.
An official announcement is expected to come on Tuesday.
The veteran runner retired from track and field last year after winning eight Olympic gold medals in his career.
Bolt has been connected with several major European clubs in the past, including Manchester United — whom he has been a lifelong supporter of — and Borussia Dortmund.
Bolt was set to have a trial with the German side next month, although it’s unlikely that the Jamaican will have that chance now that he’s signed with a team.
Last month, he also trained with South African side Mamelodi Sundown.Follow @MattReedFutbol