I'd be Messi and Ronaldo combined - the greatest footballer, says Usain Bolt

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I'd be Messi and Ronaldo combined - the greatest footballer, says Usain Bolt

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SportsCafe Desk

11/07/2016

Sprint king Usain Bolt has said that if he chose to, he would be the greatest footballer with the skills of both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Nine-time Olympic gold medalist also expressed his ardent desire to play for Manchester United club if he only got the chance.

Usain Bolt has never made a secret of his love for football and cricket, and has spoken time and again about how he would love to get into either of the sports. 

On being asked whether he would want to be like Lionel Messi or like Cristiano Ronaldo, Bolt said that he wants to be the mixture of both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, reported Argentine magazine Viva. 

"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!"

He also expressed his burning desire to play for Manchester United and insisted that he was even ready to catch the next flight if gets a call to play.

"If they call me to say, 'we need you now', I'd take the next flight to England," said the world record holder sprinter.

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