Usain Bolt will finally make his footballing debut at Old Trafford.
The eight-time Olympic precious metal medallist will captain a group of celebrities and footballers for your Soccer Aid match on ten June.
“It’s our dream to make it as a professional footballer. To play against some of football’s greatest legends is going to be remarkable, ” the particular Jamaican sprinter said.
Robbie Williams will captain competitors England for the Unicef match.
Usain has spoken previously about wanting to get into professional soccer after retiring from athletics a year ago.
And over the weekend this individual put out a cheeky tweet : which led to much speculation — hinting he’d been signed to the club.
“Robbie great England team better watch out when i won’t be going easy on them, inch said Usain, adding that your dog is got a “special celebration” prepared should his team win.
The 31-year-old is a Stansted United fan, and once even produced a bg surpise call to MUTV, its TV channel.
“I always said that I would like to cope in more of a team sports activity because the track is individual, inch he told the football club.
“I catch together easily and understand what I need to perform when I get a job. When I obtain instructions, I can carry them out there really well, ” he said.
The Soccer Aid video game at the team’s home ground might find celebrities and former world-class footballers playing together on the same team.
The event, which takes place biennially, has raised £ 24 mil to help children since its release in 2006.
The match has seen sites such as footballers Maradona, Alan Shearer plus Ronaldinho play alongside celebs such as Mark Wright, Jack Whitehall plus Olly Murs.
May Ferrell, Gordon Ramsay, Mike Myers and Craig David have also performed in previous years.
“Reclaiming the title for Britain this year is going to taste so much sweeter with Usain leading the Football Aid World XI, ” stated Robbie Williams, who co-founded Football Aid.
“I aren’t wait to lead out the particular England team. ”
Tickets for the match are costed between £ 10 and £ 50, and it will be broadcast survive ITV from 8pm BST upon Sunday 10 June.