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Despite his vast wealth, Bolkiah has always dreamed of becoming a footballer. “I’ve played football since as early as I can remember and from a young age I’ve always enjoyed going out on the field and having the ball at my feet,” he previously said.
“My parents have always been supportive in helping me to achieve my dreams of being a footballer. They trained me hard both psychologically and physically through my childhood years, so I have to say they are my role models.”
Ronaldo has some way to go to match Bolkiah’s fortune, as the Portugal captain has an estimated net worth of £410m, though he is looking forward to a new experience in Saudi Arabia. “I’m thrilled for [a] new experience in a different league and a different country, the vision that Al Nassr has is very inspiring,” he said after completing the move to Al Nassr. “I am very excited to join my teammates, to help the team to achieve more success.”