Marítimo announced on Wednesday the hiring of Faiq Bolkiah, 22-year-old winger, international for Brunei. He is known as the richest player in the world.
The player was free on the market after leaving Leicester in the summer. “I am very pleased to be here and to have made this decision. I’m sure this is the right club for me and my career. My goals are to always give the best of myself in each training and in each game, to evolve and help the team in whatever is necessary ”, pointed out Bolkiah, quoted by Marítimo’s website.
The footballer, who can also play in the midfield, is known as “the richest player in the world”, since he is the son of Jefri Bolkiah, prince of Brunei, and nephew of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. He is heir to a fortune estimated at 20 billion dollars (16 billion euros).
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