"This will determine... [what] the club want to do with my career, so it's a very important game", Bolt said. Finally he's done it, and in striking style.
He made his full debut for Central Coast Mariners on Friday in a 4-0 victory over Macarthur South West United and scored twice. "It took a lot of weight off my shoulders. It was a great feeling I was happy about it".
Judging by his previous appearances in Soccer Aid, as well as Borussia Dortmund training, we're guessing that Bolt would be given a Bronze, 62-rated ST card respectively. Maybe Bolt's two goals on Friday will help seal the deal.
"I've improved in every area". He was even wearing No. 95 to signify his world record time of 9.58 seconds in the 100 meters.
Within the first 15 minutes, the Jamaican sprinter struggled with positioning and competing for balls.
Bolt could have ended up with more if not for some blunders in the first half wherein he missed easy headers. In the 40th minute, he headed a promising cross inches wide of the post. No, he got here by consistently running fast and being damn good at it. "But the more you play, the more you learn and you get more accustomed to the game".
"For me, that's always a good step, when the coach is satisfied with your fitness to put you in the starting line up - that's always a big step".
"You've got to create moments for history to be made and that's what has happened - maybe 10 years from now I'll look back and think I can't believe that happened, but honestly I can barely believe it now".
Incredibly, Bolt netted as many goals during the 75 minutes he was on the pitch as the passes he completed.
The eight-time Olympic champion Bolt has long harbored dreams of playing pro soccer.
The Mariners' next game is an A-League match on October 21.
He's dazzled in front of the cauldrons of Beijing, London and Rio de Janeiro but a suburban football ground in Sydney's outer suburbs could be the scene of the final chapter of Usain Bolt's sporting career.