On Sunday evening, the 100m world-record holder tweeted; “I’ve signed for a football team! Find out which one this Tuesday at 8am GMT.” This put football fans around the world into a frenzy, while his fans speculated which team he’d start his professional football career with.
South African Premiership side Mamelodi Sundowns and Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund were touted as possible destinations, after the Jamaican trained with both sides over the past few months.
However, on Tuesday, the 31-year-old announced he will be lining up at Old Trafford for UNICEF in a charity exhibition match along with other celebrities, including pop-star Robbie Williams.
“Excited to announce that I will be playing in @socceraid for @UNICEF_uk 2018 at Old Trafford on Sunday 10th June. Make sure you’re ready @robbiewilliams,” he wrote