'I’m not a professional footballer yet' - Usain Bolt questions drug test request

Oscar Cross
October 16, 2018

Bolt is now in Sydney trying to pursue a professional career in football and is on trials with Central Coast Mariners.

"How am I going to get a drug test today?"

Olympic champion sprinter Usain Bolt has been offered a two-year contract to play soccer with a Maltese club, ESPN reported, triggering speculation he may be set to walk out from his trial at Australian team Central Coast Mariners.

Whether or not Bolt makes it as a pro footballer, he has been a PR triumph for the struggling Mariners garnerning the club world wide attention.

Bolt - who retired from track and field in 2017 - has been training with A-League outfit the Mariners since August.

I haven't signed for a club yet?' They told her I'm an elite athlete so I have to get tested.


In a segment about Jamaican-born athlete Usain Bolt, Sunrise host David Koch managed to put his big ol' foot into his constantly talking mouth, saying: "Who said slavery was over?"

However, on a story post via his Instagram account, Bolt revealed a demand for an out of competition test - to collect urine and blood - that appeared to have been issued by Football Federation Australia (FFA).

Soon after retiring from his sprinting career, Bolt had made it public that he was looking to have a professional career in football.

On Tuesday morning's program, "Kochie" was discussing rumours the Central Coast Mariners star will potentially be bought by a European football club.

"There is a club in Europe that has offered Bolt a two-year deal, they have been taken over by new owners who have aspirations of Champions League football", Bolt's agent Tony Rallis, who is representing him while he is in Australia, told ESPN.

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