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Usain Bolt to feature in PES 2018

Published:Tuesday | June 13, 2017 | 8:23 AM

Jamaican sprinting star Usain Bolt has always fancied himself to be a good footballer, well, the eight time Olympic champion will get his chance to prove it - sort of.

Bolt has been added to the line-up for the latest instalment of the popular football video game PES 2018, with the speedster available to gamers who Pre-order ahead of the game's full release.

In a trailer published earlier, Bolt is seen in gameplay, skipping pass a defender and unleashing a fierce left footed strike in the top corner of the goal before celebrating with his signature 'To the worl' pose with reggae beats blaring in the background. 

The game's developer Konami, has revealed that PES 18 will launch on September 14, 2017.

Bolt an avid gamer himself, is a known fan of the PES franchise, which has a running battle with EA Sport's FIFA series, which is also expected to release its latest version, FIFA 18, later this year. 

Click here to view PES 2018 Usain Bolt trailer