BUENOS AIRES: Olympic sprint king Usain Bolt said Sunday that if he ever realised his long-held ambition of becoming a professional footballer, he d like to have the skills of both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Asked by Argentine magazine Viva: “Would you prefer to be like Lionel Messi or like Cristiano Ronaldo?”, the world s fastest man replied: “I d be a good mixture. By combining the talents of the two and adding my speed and my heart, I would be the greatest!”
Bolt has often stated his dream of playing for Manchester United.
“If they call me to say, we need you now , I d take the next flight to England,” said the nine-time Olympic gold medallist and world record holder.