Faiq Bolkiah Net Worth! Faiq Bolkiah is yet to make his full debut, but he is already the wealthiest young footballer in the world.
Faiq Bolkiah, 19, is currently on Leicester City’s books, playing reserve football to gain some much-needed match-experience. In 2009 Southampton then added Faiq to its academy, and in 2013, despite not having a contract, Arsenal offered him a trial. He competed with them in the 2013 Lion City Cup – even landing a goal in the competition. Chelsea then offered him a two-year deal, though after just one year Faiq left to join Leicester on a three-year contract.
He is yet to make a first-team appearance for Leicester, but he’s played for Brunei a fair bit – representing his country a total of nine times, and scoring once. But as we said, Faiq’s well doesn’t come from his footballing career so much as his filthy rich fam. When Faiq was seven, his dad Jefri decided to celebrate his 50th birthday in quite literally the most lavish way ever – roping in Michael Jackson to perform a private concert for the family.
The price tag for that one? A cool £12.5 million ($17 million). The world’s richest footballer, Faiq Bolkiah plays for Leicester City. He’s yet to make a debut for the senior team, currently being a member of the U19 squad. This season, he’s played five times for Leicester U19 in the UEFA Youth Cup, but failed to put his name on the score sheet.
He ended up in Leicester after playing for Chelsea under-18. In fact, he’s played for the Blues for almost two years before moving to his current team. He also played for another London team, Arsenal. Actually, he was a member of the Gunners Academy in the season 2013/ 2014.