Usain Bolt’s trial with Australian football club Central Coast Mariners has come to an end.

Bolt joined the A-League side for an “indefinite training period” in August. He scored two goals in his first effort for the Mariners in a friendly, but did not play matches when the season began.

CEO of the Mariners, Shaun Mielekamp, says efforts to secure a commercial solution to keep Bolt at the club had failed.

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Mielekamp says Bolt integrated very well into the team and made great strides as a footballer