Meet Money Kicks, the Dubai billionaire who owns a zoo visited by Pogba and Messi, and is set to fight Floyd Mayweather – The Sun

RASHED BELHASA, better known as social media sensation Money Kicks, is set to fight one of his pals who visited his famed zoo in Dubai.

The 20-year-old, who has started to carve out a career for himself in boxing, is reportedly in talks to take on Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition bout which could take place on the helipad of the famous Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.

After claiming talks were at the 'last stage', Money Kicks told Sky Sports: "I never thought I would ever fight Floyd. He is the best fighter ever.

"When I was young, I would collect his 'The Money Team' caps.

"Mayweather's team asked my team for a meeting. We thought: 'No way will this happen!'

"The same day of the meeting, I saw Mayweather saying, 'I would love to fight Rashed'.

"He is serious. It is an honour that he has called me out. I thought: 'This will go viral!'"

On Instagram, Money Kicks has over two million followers. He lives in a mansion in the UAE that has its own private zoo filled with over 500 exotic animals.

Because of that, the son of construction mogul Saif Ahmed Belhasa, worth around £4billion, can count the world's greatest footballers and sports stars as his friends, including Mayweather.

Inside the private zoo, you'll find lions, tigers, panthers, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes, and even bears.

Hilariously, he has even named some of them after A-list celebrities and cartoon characters.

There's two giraffes named after Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie.

While there is a monkey called Paris Hilton, who incidentally has visited Belhasa.

Other celebrities including Ronaldo, Jackie Chan, Rihanna and Mariah Carey have also had animals named after them, as well as made the pilgrimage to the astonishing grounds you need a go-kart to negotiate around.

Footballers come in their droves, wowed by Belhasa's wealth and the opportunity to feed a beast they'd never encounter otherwise.

Jesse Lingard, John Terry, David Luiz, Luka Modric and more have all fed a tiger or a cub some milk for a photo op.

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Jesse Lingard couldn't wait to pose for a photo op at Belhasa's family zooCredit: Instagram
Brazilian Willian got close to a bear cubCredit: Instagram
Lionel Messi is a friend of Belhasa tooCredit: Instagram
Regular Dubai visitor John Terry has fed tigers at the mansionCredit: Instagram
Pogba now considers Belhasa as a friendCredit: Instagram
While Belhasa has also  struck up a friendship with Anthony Joshua and Logan PaulCredit: Instagram

While Paul Pogba loved nothing more than hanging out with Belhasa and his chimpanzees.

Even boxers Anthony Joshua and Floyd Mayweather have gone toe-to-toe with some bears and orangutans.

The zoo itself can be seen from the lavish home's living room and was featured on Channel 4's World's Weirdest Homes back in December.

Belhasa revealed that the zoo isn't open to the public, the family don't make a profit from it and the animals aren't badly treated.

"We take care of all our animals," he said.

"When I went to Kenya, I see a lot of lions dying because they eat once a month and here they eat every single day."

Because of his wealth, Belhasa rubs shoulders with celebrities who make him their first port of call when they arrive in Dubai.

“They all want to spend time on our family farm and see our tigers,” he told Dubai's English-speaking newspaper, The National.

“Wiz Khalifa is my friend. Steve Aoki is my friend. They have all come to our farm.

"But sometimes I have to say no to celebrities who want to come here. I don’t have the time and it is tiring."

Alongside being heir to a home zoo, Belhasa also boasts an incredible trainer collection worth around £800,000 that he loves to show off to his sporting mates.

In fact, he has an entire room dedicated to his shoes – that include limited editions Yeezys, Bapes and Air Jordans kept in secure cases so they're well preserved.

It's all part of Belhasa's masterplan, to eventually open his own trainer store in Dubai.

“Whatever I make from my clothing line and YouTube ads, I put into buying sneakers,” he revealed.

"But this isn’t just me wasting money, this is a serious business investment."

Back in 2017, Belhasa made headlines when he showed off his birthday present – a £200k Ferrari F12 Berlinetta – to his followers on social media.

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He had the supercar custom-wrapped in Louis Vuitton Supreme logos, flaunting his lavish lifestyle.

However, with the legal driving age being 18 in Dubai, Belhasa had to wait a year before he could drive it.

Honestly, it's not that hard a life, is it?

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