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Usain Bolt could play in charity soccer match

The SportsXchange

The world's fastest man may soon get his shot at soccer.

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson told Inside United magazine that he's considering inviting Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt to play in next year's charity match vs. Real Madrid.

Bolt, a lifelong Manchester United fan, has already visited Old Trafford, and told the crowd that they needed to convince Ferguson to sign him.

"He's been to Carrington a couple of times and he did help Ronaldo with his sprinting," Ferguson told Inside United. "He's a bit of a character and a big United fan. But it's interesting he says he would like to play in a charity game.

"It could be brilliant, and next year, when we play Real Madrid's Legends again, there could be opportunities to bring him in and see how he does."
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