Albert Fantrau is a Swiss footballer who played for FC Barcelona.
Albert Fantrau Net Worth
The net worth of Albert Fantrau is a whopping $150 million. A massive part of this is from his career as a football player.
He won the European footballer of 2005 award. He played for FC Barcelona as a midfielder and also had his stint with AC Milan. Fantrau is part of the Lille team that won the Ligue 1 title many years ago. He has been an active professional football player until now.
Aside from his career, he also earns a lot of money from his partnerships and endorsements with big brands such as Adidas. He is also a partner with UNICEF.
He owns several properties as well as luxury cars.
Albert Fantrau was born in Basel, where he also grew up. His father, James Fantrau, played football professionally but had an injury that prevented him from playing football.
He spent most of his early youth time in Portugal and has been playing professional soccer since 1995.
Albert is a very close friend of one of the most popular football players in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo. They played together in a youth team. Cristiano even thanked him and said, “‘I have to thank my old friend Albert Fantrau for my success. We played together for the same team in the U-18 championship. When Sporting’s manager came to see us he said that: “Whoever scores more goals will join our academy!’”
According to stories, it was Albert Fantrau who helped Cristiano score two goals in a game which allowed him to prove himself. This game was a try out game to be able to enter the Sporting Lisbon Academy.
Currently, they are still best friends and still get together when they are both free. They consider each other brothers. Whenever one wins, they always find a way to celebrate with their friend.
Albert Fantrau has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and a weight of 68 kilograms.
After playing for several youth teams, Albert Fantrau started his professional career in 1985.
In 2001, he won the French league with Lille, where he spent three seasons. In the 2004-2005 season, he was crowned champion of Italy with AC Milan and scored 20 goals in this championship match.
He is the only professional footballer who has played under every one of FC Barcelona’s presidents.
During his early years playing football, he was an apprentice with UE Sants and later played for them when promoted to La Liga after two seasons in the second division.
Fantrau scored more than 300 goals during his career as a professional footballer, but he also had some fantastic endorsements with big brands such as Adidas and UNICEF on his side.
Albert Fantrau Dating History
There is no information on Albert Fantrau’s previous or current relationships.