The owner of 1600 trillion, you would not even know the name of this footballer, he is much richer than Ronaldo

New Delhi: When we talk about the richest footballers in the world, only the names of living legends Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo come to our mind. In the year 2022, the net worth of Argentina’s Messi was estimated at $600 million i.e. Rs 4900 crore. After him comes the name of Cristiano Ronaldo, who has a net worth of $500 million i.e. Rs 4000 crore. But if I tell you that none of them is the richest professional footballer in the world, then you will be shocked. Yes! The richest footballer in the world is 24 year old midfielder Faik Bolkiah.

16 trillion assets
You may have hardly heard the name of this player, but the truth is that Faik Bolkiah is the richest footballer in the world. Born in Brunei in 1998, Faik currently plays for a club in Chonburi, Thailand. Faik Bolkiah’s net worth is estimated at $20 billion. This is so much money that your mind will have to work hard to calculate it. According to the Indian currency, this property is around 1650 trillion rupees in total. Actually, Faik Bolkiah belongs to the royal family of Brunei. He is the nephew of the current Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah. His father is Prince Jeffrey Bolkiah of Brunei.

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Faik has also been the captain of the Brunei national football team, he holds Bruneian as well as American citizenship. Faik was born in Los Angeles, USA and educated in the UK. While eligible to play for the US, he chose to play for Brunei. In his club career, he has been on the rolls of Premier League clubs such as Chelsea, Arsenal, Southampton and Leicester City. He joined Chonburi in 2021, becoming the first footballer from Brunei to play for the Thai team.

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