Meet the world's richest footballer, not Cristiano nor Messi

European News By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 14/08/2018

Meet the richest footballer in the world who is richer than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, according to reports.

Leicester City attacking midfielder Faiq Bolkiah is the game richest player in the world, he belongs to the family of the Sultan of Brunei.

Bolkiah is the nephew of the Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah, who possesses a fortune valued at $20 billion.

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According to certain reports, he spent more than £35m a month on cars, clothes, watches, gold pens.

Prince Faiq Bolkiah chose to follow his passion despite having all the luxuries of life, he gave it up for the sake of football.

He is yet to make a single professional debut for Leicester City since joining the team in 2016 from Chelsea.

The attacking midfielder has already made nine appearances for his country and has one goal to his name.

The 19-year-old striker is a humble boy who thanks his parents for all their support.