Usain Bolt has begged Prince William to allow his royal son Prince George to grow up a Manchester United fan, The Sun reports.
The fastest man to have ever lived is a well-known devout Red Devils follower, and has told Prince William that it wouldn't be fair to make his son endure life as a Villa supporter.
Prince William is a passionate fan of Villa, and it is thought his new-born son, Prince George, will follow in his father's footsteps.
Bolt however has other ideas for the man who could someday rule Britain, stating: "The British Royal Family are great people, and I have been fortunate enough to meet some of them. I want to give all my best to the Prince and Duchess on their first-born.
“I just hope he doesn’t follow in his daddy’s footsteps and become an Aston Villa fan.
“It isn’t fair to put a child through that — especially not a prince.”
The 100m world-record holder, who was successful at the Anniversary Games last weekend, believes a life following the current Premier League champions is the best course of action for Prince William's son.
"When the Prince is old enough I would love to take him to Old Trafford. It is only fair on the little prince he gets to support a winning team," said Bolt.
The 26-year-old Olympic star was being lined up to take part in Rio Ferdinand's testimonial next week, but will be otherwise engaged at the World Championships in Moscow.
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