Usain Bolt stunned over freakish drug test request

Central Coast Mariners’ Usain Bolt in action

Central Coast Mariners’ Usain Bolt in action

Bolt, who won eight Olympic gold medals during his days on the track, is a massive Manchester United fan and has a long-standing ambition to play professional football.

The 32-year-old 100 meters world record holder and eight-time Olympic gold medal victor joined Central Coast on trial in August in a bid to win a contract.

The Central Coast Mariners will not be allowed to dip into the marquee fund to fend off a full-time offer from a European club for Usain Bolt, says FFA boss David Gallop.

However, it was Koch's next comments that have caused controversy.

Football agent Tony Rallis, instrumental in brokering the deal which brought Bolt to Gosford in August, was quoted as saying: "There is a club in Europe that has offered Bolt a two-year deal, they have been taken over by new owners who have aspirations of Champions League football". It's a free world.

Koch made the awkward joke during Tuesday morning's show after Bolt's expected transfer to a European club was mentioned.

"So the Mariners sell him for money, they make a lot of money out of it?"

Beretta replied: "It's a win-win". You sell him, so be it.

The 100-metre world record-holder scored his first two goals in professional football on Friday when he started a pre-season game against second-tier Macarthur South West United in Sydney.

A Mariners spokesman said there was no change in Bolt's position at the club, describing reports that he might quit his trial as "rumours".

"Who said slavery was over - anyway".

'Just watched 10 seconds of (Sunrise) and Kochie almost blurted out some kind of slavery joke?

'Did Koshie REALLY attempt to make a slavery joke, on the back of a Usain Bolt story?' one person tweeted.

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