Connect with us

Sports

“I’ve signed for a football team! – Usain Bolt says, sets to reveal his new team this week

Published

on

Usain Bolt has confirmed he has signed for a football club and will reveal the identity of his new employers later this week.

The Jamaican sprint legend retired from athletics following the World Championships in London last year after winning an incredible eight Olympic gold medals.

Bolt is a big Manchester United supporter and has previously expressed his desire to pull on the famous red shirt and run out at Old Trafford.

His sponsorship deal with Puma makes a move to Manchester unlikely and the 31-year-old is keeping fans waiting a little longer before telling all.

Bolt’s Twitter announcement post read: “I’ve signed for a football team! Find out which one this Tuesday at 8am GMT.”

Keen to make his mark in the game as a striker, Bolt was training with South African side Mamelodi Sundowns in January.

Usain Bolt has been training for his new chapter

Plans were also in place for him to head to Borussia Dortmund, who interestingly do have a deal with Puma, next month for a trial.

Bolt added: “One of my biggest dreams is to sign for Manchester United. If Dortmund say I’m good enough, I’ll crack on and train hard.

“I’ve spoken to Alex Ferguson and I told him he needs to put in a good word. He told me if I get fit and ready, he will see what he can do.”

Facebook Comments

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sports

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Angry boxer attacks coach after losing match

Published

on

Boxing fans were left shocked when a fighter on the Hughie Fury-Kubrat Pulev undercard attacked his own trainer ring-side.

Levan Shonia gave viewers more than just a warmup spar when he took on unbeaten Spas Genov.

The Georgian fighter went on to lose the match, his 12th career defeat.

But instead of calling it quits, Shonia appeared to take out his anger on his unfortunate coach.

The pair were standing in the corner, with Shonia inside the ring with his trainer standing on the edge.

And for no apparent reason, Shonia was seen throwing a punch with his right hand, hitting his trainer on the shoulder.

The stunned man took a moment to take in what was happening before knocking Shonia back with a slap.

The response then saw Shonia throw another punch, this time with his left.

Watch video here..

Facebook Comments

Continue Reading

Sports

Super Eagles jersey worn by Mikel Obi during 2018 World Cup added to FIFA museum collection

Published

on

The FIFA museum located in Zürich, Switzerland has just announced that the jersey worn by Mikel Obi at Nigeria’s 2-0 victory at the Volgograd Arena at the 2018 World Cup has been added to its collection.

 

Below is how they announced it…

Argentina couldn’t claim three points against hardy newcomers, Iceland, but the @NG_Supereagles did – and they did it in style. The jersey worn by @Mikel_John_Obi at Nigeria’s 2-0 victory at the Volgograd Arena at the 2018 World Cup has been added to the FIFA Museum collection

The Super Eagles jersey worn by Mikel Obi during 2018 World Cup has been added to the FIFA museum collection

Facebook Comments

Continue Reading

Sports

Emery demands first-half improvement despite 11th straight Arsenal win

Published

on

Unai Emery demanded Arsenal improve their first-half performances despite the Gunners recording their 11th straight win in all competitions by beating Sporting CP.

But, as in Monday’s Premier League defeat of Leicester City, Arsenal did not impress in a flat first-half performance.

Although Arsenal are closing in on Europa League qualification, Emery feels there is an obvious area where his team can get better in the weeks to come.

“Each match there is a big opportunity to improve and one is this,” Emery told a news conference. “We spoke about it before the match.

“When we were in the dressing room at half-time we spoke and said, ‘okay today also, we cannot impose our game in first 45 minutes, but the second half we have the opportunity to change the result and continue in our way, thinking only of winning this match and improving things in the second half’.

“And I think the team did that in the second 45 minutes. But we need to continue finding the solution for the first half to be better.

“The match, for the 90 minutes, there were different things happening tactically and individually.

“The first half is not clear for us, there was not a lot of chances. The second half step by step we imposed our job, our play to win this match.”

Emery has regularly spoken of his desire for Arsenal to thrive in the Europa League, a competition he won three years in a row with Sevilla.

And after Welbeck’s late impact ensured Arsenal moved clear at the top of Group E, Emery reiterated the value he places on the tournament.

“For us it’s very important because we want to finish first in this group,” Emery said of the win.

“And at the moment the other club who is with us is Sporting. But also because we want to continue this process. There were many positive things.”

Facebook Comments

Continue Reading

Trending