the Name Faiq Bolkiah will probably not get many bells to ring, but he is nevertheless the richest active footballer in the world.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo can't catch up with Bolkiah, who is on the under 23 team in the English Leicester. It writes among other Sportskeeda.
It sounds absolutely absurd, and it is not neither the skill on grønsværen or the social media, which are the major revenue base for the 22-year-old man from Brunei.
He is the nephew of the sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, who is one of the most wealthy people in the world.
And of course, it is also the only reason that there is no just in the vicinity of Messi and Ronaldo, who together have shoveled 11 Ballon d'or titles to themselves, the new list of fosdboldens richest.
Looking at the rest of the top ten, so is Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Neymar closest to Ronaldo and Messi, which, however, is good for the dual of the two.
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Top 10: Richest active football players and their fortunes:
Leicester 23 (132 billion dollars)
Juventus (3 billion dkk)
FC Barcelona (2.6 billion dollars)
AC Milan (1.25 billion dollars)
Paris Saint Germain (1,22 billion)
Derby County (1.05 billion dollars)
Real Madrid (826 million euros)
Vissel Kobe (793 million euros)
Real Madrid (660 million euros)
Manchester United (561 million dollars)Show more Close
The two giants, both see themselves clearly beaten by a decidedly unknown player. However, they have both far down to number 4. Photo: Sergio Perez/Ritzau Scanpix
Take a look even further down on the list, you will find a total of four players who have one thing in common: They were all the most expensive procurement in history, when they were brought back to their respective clubs.
It applies to Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Paul Pogba and Neymar, with its price tag at approximately 1.6 billion stands as the most expensive bought make to date.
recently, it emerged that Ronaldo is only the third sportsperson to hit a revenue of one billion u.s. dollars, equivalent to 6.6 billion dollars, after Tiger Woods and Floyd Mayweather accomplished the same. The figure can easily reach to rise for Ronaldo, who has a contract with Juventus until 2022, just like Messi is also not far from a billion as the fifth most grossing athlete.
Also in the tables are Ronaldo and Messi ahead of the big competitors, while the top-leagues is beginning to start up again after a good three month break because of coronavirussen.
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