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20-year-old millionaire with rare condition turned his life around after being bullied out of school aged 9

20-year-old millionaire with rare condition turned his life around after being bullied out of school aged 9

Abdu Rozik learnt English in just one year and is now mates with Cristiano Ronaldo

A 20-year-old with a rare condition managed to turn his life around after being bullied out of school aged 9.

Millionaire Abdu Rozik was raised in poverty-stricken Tajikistan and had a seriously difficult upbringing.

He claims to have grown up in a home without a roof with his two brothers, two sisters, mother and father and grandmother, all jobless.

Rozik couldn't even read or write after his education was cut short due to bullying from classmates - and teachers.

As a child, Rozik was diagnosed with rickets, a growth hormone deficiency, which can be cured with appropriate medical treatment.

Sadly, his family could not afford to have him treated, leading to his stunted growth and a height of 3' 1" and a weight of 38lbs - equivalent to 2.7 stone.

Abdu Rozik learnt English in just one year and is now mates with Cristiano Ronaldo.
@abdu_rozik/Instagram

“It's been difficult for me,” he told The Sun. “When I went to school for the first time, teachers didn’t take me seriously.

“They were all laughing at me.

“Also my house from the school was a two and a half hour walk, and I'm small so it was very difficult.

“School started at 8 o'clock, but I used to get there at 11.30 or 10.30. It was too difficult.

“Then I had teachers sometimes shouting at me for being late or they weren't giving me books.

“If they’d given me books, maybe they’d have let me be good at learning some other language, but I can't read. I can't write. They didn’t take me seriously, they didn’t allow me to learn the language.

“I can't read or write in my own language. It's difficult for me.”

As a child, Rozik was diagnosed with rickets, a growth hormone deficiency, which can be cured with appropriate medical treatment.
@abdu_rozik/Instagram

Years later in 2021, Rozik became an overnight internet sensation after videos of him and Hasbulla fighting went viral.

Rozik then participated in a series of Indian reality shows, earning the reputation of being the 'world's smallest singer'.

Eight million followers later, Rozik has now learnt English, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Tyson Fury and KSI.

“In one or two years, I got so many followers,” he said. “This, for me, is so big. And thank you so much for all my followers, for everyone supporting me.”

However, his followers still want him to fight Hasbulla.

“Everyone's trying to get Hasbulla to fight me,” Rozik says. “I'm always ready to fight. He's scared from me. He don't want to do fight.

“He can't talk English. He can’t do anything. He doesn't have any talent. Zero talent.”

Rozik has over 8 million followers on social media.
@abdu_rozik/Instagram

Rozik added: “When we first came to the UK, we were meant to stay for 10-15 days.

“But on the last day, three hours before we were meant to go to Dubai, we went to a shop and somebody stole our bag.

“The bag had our passports in and they were so difficult to get back.

“They sent the passport from Tajikistan to Dubai, Dubai sent to Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi sent to Manchester, Manchester sent to London, and we were one and a half months stuck here.

“I learned English a little bit slowly by asking the word. ‘What is this?’ ‘Glasses’, ‘What is this?’ ‘Spoon’, ‘What is this?’ ‘Chicken.’

“After I started learning, then I went to Dubai and took English classes, and I learnt it in one year."

Featured Image Credit: @abdu_rozik/Instagram

Topics: Celebrity, Money, Social Media