WATCH: Bolt signs for a football team

2018-02-26 07:21
Usain Bolt (Getty)

Cape Town - Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has revealed that he has signed for a football team and will announce the club's identity on Tuesday, February 27.

Bolt has always had a close affinity with soccer, often teasing the media that he will play the game professionally after his athletics career.

However, a short 10 second video of Bolt himself stating that the announcement will happen has confirmed his desire to make the switch from track to field.

"I've just signed for a football team! Find out for who it is one this Tuesday, February 27," Bolt said in the video released on Twitter

Earlier this year the retired athlete confirmed that he will train with Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund in March.

"One of my biggest dreams is to sign for Manchester United," Bolt was quoted as saying to the Daily Express.

"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."

The 31-year-old had a rare training session with Absa Premiership outfit Mamelodi Sundowns during his trip to South Africa which was setup through his sponsorship Puma.

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