World reacts to Usain Bolt's Mariners debut

It's the moment all of Gosford has been waiting for, and his long-awaited debut has made waves all over the world! 

Usain Bolt made a second-half appearance on Friday night as the Central Coast Mariners ran out 6-1 winners in a friendly match against a Central Coast Select side. 

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The eight-time Olympic gold medalist, who is on trial with the Hyundai A-League club, was right in the thick of the action, almost getting on the score sheet in his short stint on the pitch. 

His debut was seen all over the world, with news organisations and personalities from around the globe reporting on Bolt & the Mariners. 

Pre-game: Bolt mania hits Gosford

The pre-match queues outside Central Coast stadium told the story of Bolt's debut as fans flocked to Gosford in anticipation for the Jamaican's footballing debut.

All eyes on the Central Coast

Bolt entered the fray in the 70th minute and came close to sliding home a dream goal in stoppage time, but arrived to a cross a fraction too late.

FIFA, The Mirror, Match of the Day, BBC and more had their gaze fixed on Gosford!