In Future Usain Bolt Is Going To Ask His Sponsors To Come To Jamaica To Work With Him
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Usain Bolt has been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons this week after he was caught shagging a student in Rio and taking a party of women back to his hotel room for an 'after party', despite having a long-term girlfriend.
Now, the nine-time Olympic gold medal winner has vowed that if any brand wants to use him as the face of their product, they have to come out to his native Jamaica.
The move will hopefully give a boost to the Jamaican economy and help to create jobs in his home country.
Bolt, who has worked with Nissan, Puma and Virgin, announced on Jamaican TV that he will impose the constraint on any future contracts he signs.
The sprinter explained to Television Jamaica: "When we started out people always wanted to do the shoots in Miami, Los Angeles and all over the world.
"We decided that you know what, we will be doing a lot more shoots. So any contract we sign, the shoot has to be in Jamaica. So we can give people jobs and help people."
Bolt added that he hoped it could create over 100 local jobs.
Fair play to him for using his fame and influence to improve his native country's fortunes.
Words by James Dawson