Football is a sport that is getting played almost across the globe and it is also a very famous sport. Like this game, the players of this game are also so famous, either they are on-field or off-field. People across the world are so passionate about their star players and always get curious to know about them
Leicester City’s Faiq Bolkiah is miles ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as the world’s richest active footballer.
Faiq, who hasn’t made a senior appearance for Leicester is placed ahead of two world greatest footballers Ronaldo and Messi as the richest footballer in the world.
Faiq Jefri Bolkiah is the full name of Faiq Bolkiah who born on 09th May 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
He belongs to a royal family of Bruneian and his father Jefri Bolkiah is the Prince of Brunei and his uncle Hassanal Bolkiah is the Sultan of Brunei, the oil-rich country. Faiq holds the citizenship of both countries America and Brunei.
In 2009, while as a member of A.F.C. Newbury , Bolkiah signed a one-year deal with the Southampton F.C. Academy. He was still with Southampton until at least December 2011.
In 2014, Bolkiah signed a two-year youth contract with Chelsea of the Premier League after previously training with Reading and trialing with Arsenal . During his time with Arsenal, Bolkiah competed in the 2013 Lion City Cup against
Corinthians , Eintracht Frankfurt , PSV Eindhoven, and a Singapore youth selection. He scored a goal in a 2–1 victory over the team from Singapore.
With his contract with Chelsea set to expire in summer 2016, he left the team in December 2015.
After a trial with Stoke City, he signed for Leicester City on a reported three-year professional contract in March 2016. He further signed a one-year extension to his deal in the summer of 2019.
He left Leicester and joined Portuguese side Maritim in 2020
This 21 years footballer is the captain of the Brunei National team and also plays for Leicester City. Faiq belongs to a royal family and some studies state that his net worth is approx. $20.00 Billion.
He may have an innocent demeanour, but his father Jefri Bolkiah was known as the playboy of the Brunei royal family.
Jefri reportedly lived quite the life of excess, reportedly blowing around £10billion in 15-years as head of the Brunei Investment agency.
At one point, he was said to be spending £35m a month on cars, watches, erotic white gold pens and up to a £1m a hit on karaoke parties with a swarm of beautiful women.