- Footballer Marquinhos has splashed a staggering £170,000 (almost R3.5 million) on an exotic Ferrari
- Despite being the owner of a luxurious car, the Brazilian international has stated that he prefers to travel in a taxi
- According to Marquinhos, driving is boring and he keeps the Ferrari to remind himself of his worth
PSG defender Marquinhos has stated that he prefers to travel in a taxi than inside in his £170,000 (almost R3.5 million) Ferrari.
The Brazilian star, however, says he keeps the exotic ride just to remind himself of the success he has found through the game of football.
The 26-year-old is wealthy enough to live a life of luxury but makes sure that he remains cognizant of his existence prior to becoming a rich and famous football celebrity.
In an interview with the French magazine 'So Foot' reported by SunSport, he said:
"I bought it when I arrived at PSG, but it's true that I use it very little.
"I don't like driving, it bores me. I know that there are some who like to go out on their own, but this is not the case.
"The Ferrari, I take it out only with family or friends. I like that we take advantage of it all together."
The Brazil defender also noted that although he does not drive the Ferrari 458 Italia much, he still 'loves her' and that the machine is 'part of his story'.
Only recently, Italian international, Federico Marchetti, was left upset after a car wash employee wrecked his £300,000 Ferrari 812 Superfast car having crashed it against a barrier.
The Genoa goalkeeper was engaged with the club during a training session when the incident happened as the car was left bashed.
It was gathered that the star decided to get his ride cleaned at the car wash and then tasked the employee to deliver it to the training ground.
Unable to handle it, the Ferrari 812 Superfast ride was left mangled after it was crushed into a safety barrier as well as five other parked cars.
Pictures show police officers as well as recovery workers attending to it, but the driver was unharmed.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that when it comes to luxurious cars, Floyd Mayweather is the GOAT as he has reportedly spent nothing less than £20million acquiring exotic vehicles.
The retired American boxer reportedly raked home over $1billion in a boxing career that saw him go undefeated in 50 professional fights.
‘Money Man’ as he is fondly called has amassed dream motors which include four Bugatti Veyron cars costing £1.7million, a series of Rolls-Royces reportedly £3million and a host of others.
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