Monday 26 June 2017

Video: Usain Bolt makes surprise appearance on MUTV phone-in show

Kevin Palmer

Kevin Palmer

Manchester United fanatic Usain Bolt has confirmed that he called into to MUTV’s post-match phone-in show to toast the side’s 2-1 win against Middlesbrough on Saturday.

The world’s fastest sprinter was full of praise for Jose Mourinho’s side as he commented on a thrilling United win that came after late goals from Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba.

“That was the old Manchester United,” declared Bolt.

“We pushed on and we persevered, the Manchester United way. It was a great match and I’m very happy about it.”

Studio guests Lou Macari and Gordon McQueen seemed less than enthused by Bolt’s phone call, as they may have suspected it was a prank call from someone pretending to be the multiple Olympic champion.

Yet Bolt was quick to confirm on Twitter that he had made the call as he offered up this message:

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