He also is a former goalkeeper who played a long time with Standard Liège. Bodart also played 12 times with Belgium from 1986 to 1995. In 1996 the goalkeeper moved to the French team of Girondins de Bordeaux.
He played few matches with the national team as he was in competition with Jean-Marie Pfaff and then with Michel Preud'homme. Bodart was nevertheless part of the team in the 1986 World Cup of which Belgium reached the semifinals. He collected 12 caps in 55 selections.