Former Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt in action during a friendly match between a selection of French 1998 World Champions against an international selection at the U Arena in Paris. Photo: EPA Former Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt in action during a friendly match between a selection of French 1998 World Champions against an international selection at the U Arena in Paris. Photo: EPA
Former Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt in action during a friendly match between a selection of French 1998 World Champions against an international selection at the U Arena in Paris. Photo: EPA
Jonathan White
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Opinion

Jonathan White

Usain Bolt to Central Coast Mariners is a gimmick but it’s exactly what the Chinese Super League needs – sign him up

The Jamaican sprint star is pulling on his football boots to live out the dream of many a young man and become a professional footballer

Former Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt in action during a friendly match between a selection of French 1998 World Champions against an international selection at the U Arena in Paris. Photo: EPA Former Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt in action during a friendly match between a selection of French 1998 World Champions against an international selection at the U Arena in Paris. Photo: EPA
Former Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt in action during a friendly match between a selection of French 1998 World Champions against an international selection at the U Arena in Paris. Photo: EPA
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.