Usain Bolt tips Brazil to win 2014 football World Cup

A football freak, the world's fastest man wants to become a legend like Pele, Maradona, Muhammad Ali or Michael Johnson.

updated: August 28, 2013 18:05 IST
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The Jamaican flag has become synonymous with athletic events. Ask the world's fastest man and he will tell you that the Brazilian flag may similarly fly high in the next football World Cup.

An avid soccer fan, Usain Bolt was at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich on Wednesday where he said he expects hosts Brazil to triumph in the 2014 edition of the World Cup.

"I've been watching a few matches this year and I'm impressed by Brazil," he said when asked to pick his favourite. "They have a young team and can win it at home."

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