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Mino Raiola
Mino Raiola attorney Event International Award Football Leader 2018, location Hotel Royal Continetal in Naples, May 28,2018 (Photo by Paolo Manzo/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Mino Raiola, Renowned Agent, Sadly Passes Away At 54

Mino Raiola
Mino Raiola attorney Event International Award Football Leader 2018, location Hotel Royal Continetal in Naples, May 28, 2018 (Photo by Paolo Manzo/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Mino Raiola Has Sadly Died At The Age Of 54

Soccer super-agent Mino Raiola passed away at the age of 54. The Italian represented some of the biggest names in the sport, including Paul Pogba, Erling Haaland, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and many more. Never one to shy away from headlines, Raiola frequently spoke to the media regarding his clients and their possible whereabouts in the future. He became one of the most influential figures in the sport having represented players for decades. Furthermore, he was a big personality, and beloved all across the world and the sport. It is incredibly unfortunate to see such a well-known and successful figure pass away at only 54 years old.

A Sad Ending To A Life Well Lived

Only days earlier, the agent posted on Twitter. In signature Raiola style, he hit back at tabloids and journalists that prematurely said that he had died. Sadly, this news is true. Reports initially surfaced that he was “fighting for his life” with an illness. Not much more came out until the false headlines. The trailblazing Italian was set to have a very busy summer ahead of him. Names like Erling Haaland and Pogba have been strongly linked to summer moves. Helping clients switch clubs was a process that Raiola was among the very best at. Raiola’s loss is a major one across the soccer world, with journalists, players, clubs, and many others already paying respects.

There are very few agents in the entirety of sports who are as hard-working and outspoken as Mino Raiola. On behalf of everyone here at Vendetta Sports Media, we send our condolences to Mino and his loved ones.

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