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We will finally get to see Usian Bolt play for Man United

The legendary sprinter is set to feature for his beloved club in a charity game against Barcelona

He may have won enough gold medals to populate several hip-hop medals but there’s one dream Usain Bolt is yet to achieve.

The legendary sprinter has always wanted to play for Man United.

On the 2 September, that dream is set to become a reality.

Usain Bolt has long admitted he would love to play for Man Utd but is tipped by his agent to play at a lower level

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Impressive time, terrible squad number

Bolt is scheduled to appear for his beloved Red Devils in a charity legends match against Barcelona at Old Trafford.

Having retired from athletics following the World Championships in London, the Jamaican world-record holder is cleared to play for United alongside club heroes Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and others.

Bolt has previously trained with Borussia Dortmund and will return to the Bundesliga club in a bid to regain fitness after he pulled up in the Men’s 4×100 metres final with a hamstring injury.

The 30-year-old is hoping to play at least some part in the game having begged for such an opportunity several times in recent years.

Usain Bolt dominated sprinting for mor ethan a decade and now wants to shine in football for a much shorter period

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Having dominated sprinting for over a decade, Bolt is set to turn his attention to football

Unsurprisingly, Bolt has supreme confidence in his ability to impress on the football pitch, saying: “I’ve always said I wanted to play football. It’s something I’ll be good at.”

Brace yourselves, we could witness Scholes knocking balls over the top for Bolt to chase after.

The charity match is in aid of the Manchester United Foundation and is set to act as a return fixture with the two teams having met at the Nou Camp in July.