Bolt played with the Central Coast Mariners during an A-League football match.
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Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt is set to start up front for the Central Coast Mariners in a trial match Friday and the Jamaican said his future as a football player could be on the line. The 32-year-old eight-time Olympic gold medalist is trying to transform himself from global athletics superstar to professional football player, and has hopes of winning a contract for the Mariners ahead of the 2018-19 Australian top flight campaign.Bolt added that he had been playing a series of practice games with other players hoping to make the first team squad and he felt that his fitness and skills had improved.Bolt, who put his efforts to carve out a football career on hold for a week to fulfil an overseas commitment last month, said he would thrive on the pressure.
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