Czech-Vietnamese goalkeeper Filip Nguyen (Photo: Slovan Liberec)

The estimated transfer value of the 30-year-old player stands at EUR700,000, equivalent to VND18 billion. Filip Nguyen was born to a Czech mother and a Vietnamese father from the northern port city of Hai Phong and stands at 1.91 metres tall, an ideal height for a goalkeeper.

He currently plays for Sloven Liberec, one of the most successful teams in the Czech Republic, with the team winning three Czech First League titles and one Czech Cup win since 1993. 

He played a total of 22 out of 24 matches for his club last season and has recorded a total of 58 appearances for Sloven Liberec, conceding 59 goals with 22 clean sheets.

As a young player, Nguyen trained at the ABC Branik Praha Football Institute and previously play for AC Sparta Praha, who have competed in the UEFA Champions League many times.

Transfermarkt also revealed the list of the top 10 most valuable footballers in the V.League 1, with the majority being foreign players.

Douglas Coutinho, who is currently playing for Nam Dinh FC, was named as the footballer with the highest transfer value with an estimated value of EUR450,000.

He was followed by Andre Luiz and Nguyen Hoang Duc of Nam Dinh FC at EUR400,000 each, Geovane Magno of Viettel FC at EUR350,000, along with Nguyen Tien Linh and Rimario Gordon of Becamex Binh Duong at EUR350,000 each.

Source: VOV