Top 3 richest footballer in the world

Top 3 richest footballer in the world

There are so many football clubs and footballers in the world, all earning a living from football. Football is a great sport loved all round the world. We have great deals on football every year. Players moving from one club to another, renewing contracts and increasing of weekly wages. 

Players, due to their different talents and contributions, they are paid differently and some players earn more than the other. 

Richest footballer in the world 

Many of us would be thinking that Christiano Ronaldo or Messi would be the richest footballer in the world, but it seems not to be.

Faiq Bolkiah of (Leicester) is the richest footballer in the world with a net worth of 20 billion dollars. Leaving Cristiano Ronaldo as second richest and Messi third. 

Faiq Bolkiah

With a net worth of 20 billion dollars, Faiq Bolkiah tops the chart as the richest footballer in the world. He was born on the 9th of May 1998 in Los Angeles, California, the 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. He is a 21 years footballer and the captain of the Brunei National team and also a player for Leicester City. Faiq belongs to a royal family and some studies state that his net worth is approx. 20.00 Billion dollars. Which makes him number 1  richest football players in the world.

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Faiq Bolkiah’s Career

Full name: Faiq Jefri Bolkiah

Born on the 9th of May 1998 to the 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. 

He was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is 5 ft 9 inches tall and plays as a midfielder or a winger. 

He played his youth career and A.F.C. Newbury, Southampton, Arsenal, Chelsea and Leicester City. 

He later signed a professional deal with Leicester City having 0 appearances for the club from 2016 to 2020. He recently joined Marítimo football club. 

Second Richest Footballer

Christiano Ronaldo with a net worth of 460 million dollars. 

Ronaldo was born on the 5th of February 1985 at Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, and his full name are Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro. This great footballer is known as one of the greatest of all times (G.O.A.T). This footballer is loved by so many people over the world.

The footballer is known for his ability to leap and suspend in the air, awaiting an aerial ball, he has blazing pace and can leave defenders chasing shadows. He scores with both left and right and also with his head. Over the years, he has accumulated many individual trophies and accolades as well as club trophies.

He most at times, single-handedly carries his team on his shoulders to help them scale through any challenging match. He is currently the captain of the Portugal National team and has to lead them to lift the Euro Cup and the inaugural UEFA nations, league. He is one of the greatest of this time. Ronaldo has reached 100 career goals for his country. 

Third Richest Footballer 

Lionel Messi with a net worth of 400 million dollars 

The Argentine superstar was born on the 24th June 1987 at Rosario, Argentina. He is the captain of the Argentina national team and is one of the best football players of his time. Messi is a superstar known for his greate dazzling runs, beating defenders and running into the box to score amazing goals.

He is also known for his dangerous left foot and magnificent passes. Messi is one of the best he is also a G.O.A.T (greatest of all times). Messi is loved by so many people around the world. He is a footballer we always want to watch because we know what he is capable of. 

In conclusion, football as a sport is also a career. Many people make a living from football. Many players round the wall train every day to become a professional footballer, playing the sport they love and also making money to take care of themselves and their families. Football is a sport that brings unity.

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