Usain Bolt scores twice on first start for Australia’s Central Coast Mariners
12 Oct 2018, 16:25 | updated: 12 Oct 2018, 16:31
Usain Bolt has scored his first goals for a professional football team, getting two on his first start for Central Coast Mariners in a friendly.
The Jamaican eight-time Olympic sprint champion scored the Mariners’ third and fourth goals against Macarthur South West and celebrated with his trademark lightning bolt celebration, reports bbc.com.
Bolt joined the A-League club in August for an ‘indefinite training period’.
‘My first start and scoring two goals, it’s a good feeling,’ Bolt, 32, said.
‘I’m happy I could come here and show the world I’m improving. I’m keen to be a Mariner, to play my best and get into the team.’
The 100m and 200m world record holder has previously trained with Borussia Dortmund, South African club Sundowns and Norway’s Stromsgodset.