Usain Bolt scored two goals in his first professional soccer start

Usain Bolt scored two goals in his first professional soccer start

The 100 meters world record-holder has been bidding for a professional contract since he retired past year, recovered from a painful kick in the groin to grab a double against Macarthur South West United in Sydney.

"Scoring a goal in your first proper match, the first start and scoring two goals, it was a good feeling", Bolt told Fox Sports.

"I'm happy I could come here and show the world I'm improving", he said after Friday's performance.

"I try to improve myself and get better and I'm on the way to doing that".

[It took] that first goal to relax you because I missed an earlier chance.


Previously, the Jamaican trained with Borussia Dortmund as well as clubs in Norway and South Africa.

He's played two other preseason games, subbing in for just 20 minutes in the first match, and playing the second half of the next one.

"I think after this game is when we can talk, because the season's coming up now so we have to sit down and figure out what we're going to do".

Former World and Olympic champion, Usain Bolt is scoring his way into the hearts of people all over the world again, this time as a professional football.

Bolt soon will discuss his future with the Mariners, who kick off their A-League (Australian first division) regular season next week.


"Slight improvement if you want to say that but his touch is still very poor", Bosnich said.

"He looked pretty exhausted after 15-20 minutes".

"I think my running off the ball is where I've improved most."

The Mariners will face Brisbane Roar, the club Mulvey was sacked from in 2014, in their first game next Sunday. I've learned a lot.

Usain Bolt introduced the world to his signature celebratory pose a decade ago as he dominated in track and field ― and he's certainly maintaining his style now in professional soccer.


He left the game with the Mariners leading 4-0, which was the final score, and spent the remaining time on the sideline signing autographs for hundreds of fans at Campbelltown Stadium in western Sydney.

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