Olympic legend Usain Bolt was left fuming this weekend after being forced to take a drug test by Football Federation Australia.
Valletta FC have reportedly offered a two-year deal for the former track superstar to "spearhead their charge to the Champions League" possibly debuting in mid-December, according to ESPN.
"I've retired from track and field, working to become a footballer, but look at this: How am I going to get a drug test today?"
Valletta managing director and CEO Ghasston Slimen told ESPN they hope to sign the eight-time Olympic sprint champion in time for him to participate in their Maltese Super Cup match on December 13 against Balzan.
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Eight-time Olympic champion Bolt, who retired from the track in 2017, is now on trial with Australian side Central Coast Mariners as he bids to fulfil his dream of becoming a professional footballer.
"I'm keen to be a Mariner, to play my best and get into the team".
Seriously. I asked the lady, 'why am I getting drug tested?
Bolt's agent in Australia, Tony Rallis, had also confirmed the approach, ESPN said. "Okay then", Bolt further said.
Bolt turned his attentions to football after retiring from athletics, having won eight Olympic gold medals for Jamaica between 2008 and 2016. Bolt said, holding up a pink slip of paper requesting a blood and urine test. After a few months of training at Borussia Dortmund, Bolt shifted to Mariners in Australia to live his footballing career.