Mail Online – Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey believes his Jamaican compatriot Usain Bolt has everything it takes to become a professional footballer.
Bolt, 31, the eight-time Olympic sprint champion, spent two days training with German club Borussia Dortmund last month, raising hopes he will sign for a club.
Though Dortmund coach Peter Stoger suggested Bolt may have some way to go before he realises his dreams to play professional football.
Bailey, however has backed him and believes he will do well with training and dedication.
‘I spoke to him and he said that it was good. He enjoyed the training, but, of course, he was unfit. It was more about having someone there to help him. He wants to do whatever it takes to become a pro – he really wants to make it happen. You never know what the future brings. He’s a champion and became one as his coaches taught him well. If that happens again, I don’t see why not. – Bailey speak on Bundesliga’s website of Bolt’s time training with Dortmund.
Bolt intends to return to Dortmund for a longer period of training in the near future and is set to play at Old Trafford, the home of his beloved Manchester United, in June’s Soccer Aid charity match.
This training opportunity is a fulfillment of the World’s Fastest Man’s long-held dream to participate in a training session with eight-time German champions Borussia Dortmund.
Bailey currently plays for Leverkusen and has scored 11 goals in 28 matches this season in the Bundesliga and the German Cup.
Story originally written by ADAM SHERGOLD FOR MAILONLINE. Full story can be found Here.