'It is Usain Bolt' _ Olympic champ calls into Man United TV

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Middlesbrough's Marten de Roon, left, challenges Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan center during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016.

Middlesbrough's Marten de Roon, left, challenges Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan center during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016. (Photo: Martin Rickett/PA via AP)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United's in-house television channel received a shock when Usain Bolt called up to discuss Saturday's 2-1 win over Middlesbrough in the English Premier League.

In the post-match phone-in , MUTV presenter Mandy Henry introduced the next caller as a "Usain from Jamaica" but then added: "It's not Usain Bolt is it?"

The six-time Olympic champion replied: "It is Usain Bolt".

Henry still looked disbelieving as Bolt delivered his post-match analysis.

"They came through like the old Manchester United," Bolt said. "They came through and pushed on and persevered, the Manchester United way. It was a great match, I am very happy about this."

The Jamaican sprinter tweeted to confirm he was the caller and Henry replied : "Sorry Usain - we didn't think it was you! Enjoy your celebrations in Jamaica & call again after West Ham on Monday night!"

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