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Usain Bolt Turns Down Malta Football Offer

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Olympic medalist, Usain Bolt has turned down the offer of a football contract with Maltese champions Valletta. His agent disclosed this saying Bolt will remain in  Australia to pursue his football dream of becoming a professional footballer.

Bolt who has been on trial with A-League club, Central Coast Mariners since he arrived Australia in August scored two goals during a pre-season friendly against Macarthur South West United in Sydney.

He is however yet to be offered a deal.

Malta offered him a two-year trial free contract to entice him away from Australia. Bolt’s agent, Ricky Simms said the former athlete opted against a move to the Maltese Premier League team, which is backed by a group of investors from the Sanban Group in the United Arab Emirates.
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The former athlete who retired last year has previously tried out with clubs in Germany, South Africa, and Norway to no avail before settling in Australia.

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