Super soccer agent Mino Raiola dies at 54 2022-04-30 10:45:58


“In boundless grief, we share the most caring and amazing football agent ever,” the family’s statement read.

“Mino fought to the end with the same strength he put on the negotiating tables to defend our players. As usual, Mino made us proud and he never realized it.”

The cause of death was not announced in the statement released by Raiola’s family on Saturday.

“Mino influenced the lives of many through his work and wrote a new chapter in the history of modern football. His presence will be lost forever.”

“Mino’s mission to make football a better place for players will continue with the same passion.”

Raiola has represented some of the biggest names in world football, including players such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Erling Haaland.
Raiola poses next to Zlatan Ibrahimovic during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
amassing a huge fortune to organize some of the most expensive transfers in history, with Forbes His estimated net worth is $84.7 million as of December 2020.

Despite his success, Raiola has been a controversial figure with some unhappy with his outspoken nature and the amount of money he has demanded for the players he represents.

Raiola said in an interview with the athlete in 2021.

“So I’m not here to be loved and loved by everyone. I’m here to be loved by my family and the players.”

Raiola was born in Italy but raised in the Netherlands, where he began working in his family’s restaurant.

As a decent young player, Raiola has made the transition to football by taking over as head coach of local professional club FC Haarlem, according to financial times.

From there, he launched his career into a world he eventually began to shape, and became one of the most famous and distinguished agents in football.