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Portugal: Richest football player in the world, son of the Prince of Brunei, signs for Maritimo01:05

Portugal: Richest football player in the world, son of the Prince of Brunei, signs for Maritimo

Portugal, Funchal
September 23, 2020 at 18:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

The son of the Prince of Brunei and the richest football player in the world, Faiq Jefri Bolkiah, signed a contract to play for the Maritimo football club in the city of Funchal, in the southern part of the Madeira island, on Wednesday.

The royal with an estimate net worth of $20 billion (€17 billion), was seen with CS Maritimo's president Jose Carlos Rodrigues Pereira as he signed a contract to be the newest addition to the squad playing as a midfielder.

"I feel like this is the best place to take me to the direction I want to head in my football career, " said Faiq Bolkiah who comes in transfer from the English club Leicester city where he had not seen much action since joining the club in 2016.

Faiq, who has been known for his taste for exotic pets and big spending frenzies, was born in LA in 1998 but moved to England to pursue his football career.

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The son of the Prince of Brunei and the richest football player in the world, Faiq Jefri Bolkiah, signed a contract to play for the Maritimo football club in the city of Funchal, in the southern part of the Madeira island, on Wednesday.

The royal with an estimate net worth of $20 billion (€17 billion), was seen with CS Maritimo's president Jose Carlos Rodrigues Pereira as he signed a contract to be the newest addition to the squad playing as a midfielder.

"I feel like this is the best place to take me to the direction I want to head in my football career, " said Faiq Bolkiah who comes in transfer from the English club Leicester city where he had not seen much action since joining the club in 2016.

Faiq, who has been known for his taste for exotic pets and big spending frenzies, was born in LA in 1998 but moved to England to pursue his football career.

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