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Track Legend Usain Bolt Ruptures Achilles During Charity Soccer Match

A female runner prepares for the 4x100 women relay during the Diamond League athletics meeting at the Olympic Stadium in London, Friday, July 24, 2015.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Usain Bolt suffered a serious injury at a charity soccer match in London over the weekend and needed to be stretchered off of the field.

Bolt, 37, revealed Sunday he suffered a ruptured Achilles during the Soccer Aid charity game. Photos showed the track legend competing in the match and then being taken off of the pitch.

The Jamaican was on the Soccer Aid World XI FC side along with Eden Hazard, Tommy Fury and others. The squad went up against the English All-Stars. Bolt played in the match last year and scored a goal.

The English team came out on top with a 6-3 victory. Joe Cole, Ellen White, Steven Bartlett, Jermain Defoe and Theo Walcott scored for the squad. Hazard, Alessandro Del Piero and Billy Wingrove scored for the Soccer Aid World FC side.

The charity raised more than $19 million for UNICEF.

Bolt is going on eight years removed from his final Olympic gold medal. He owns world records in the 100-meter (9.58) and 200-meter (19.19) races. He wrapped up his Olympic career with 8 gold medals. He also had 11 gold medals in the World Championships.

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