Usain Bolt Shows Off Football Skills In New Video

The Huffington Post UK  |  By   |  Posted: 22/03/2012 11:19 Updated: 22/03/2012 11:20

Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world, but how does he fare when a football is at his feet?

Bolt displays his ball skills in the latest promotional advert ahead of this year's Olympic games in London.

The three-time Olympic gold winner has a kickaround with his manager Ricky Simms, where he displays penalty prowess and naturally ends the short film running away from all-comers.

Twenty-five-year-old Bolt has spoken in the past of his desire to take up a career in professional football.

He said in June 2011: "I really want to try soccer after I retire because I've watched football over the years and I think I could be a good contender. I'm really looking forward to it and yes, I definitely think I'm good enough to play for Manchester United.

"I'm good enough because I'm quick, I have a little skill - I have to refine it a little bit but I should be good enough."

Sir Alex Ferguson is prone to a gamble on and off the pitch, and surely Bolt would fare better than Portuguese signing Bebe?

Check out the video to make your own assessment.

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