turmoil in the world of football this afternoon. Several Italian media have reported that Mino Raiola, undoubtedly the most famous real estate agent in world football, has passed away at the age of 54. Then his entourage contradicted that. Also from Raiola’s Twitter account suddenly came a tweet: “Apparently I can get up.” The health of the broker will remain a concern.
“My current health status for those who ask: Angry because they announced my death for the second time in four months. It seems that I can be revived.”
In his own way, super mediator Mino Raiola debunks Italian media reports (although reliable) that he is said to have died.
His assistant Jose Fortes Rodriguez also disputed this at NOS. “He is in a bad situation, but he is not dead,” he told a Dutch television station.
It is not certain that Raiola herself sent the tweet in question. “Raiola is fighting for his life,” the ANSA news agency quoted the doctor at San Raffaele Hospital as saying.
At the beginning of January, the players’ agent was taken to a hospital in Milan for surgery after contracting a serious lung disease.
Former Lukaku Broker
Mino Raiola is/was the agent of stars such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Matisse de Ligt, Paul Pogba and Erling Haaland. In the past, the Dutchman was also the mediator of the red devil Romelu Lukaku.
In 2020, Raiola was voted “the most influential person in world football” in the Netherlands. He won the Voetbal International election from Johan Cruyff, among others.
Mino Raiola and Paul Pogba when the French international played for Juventus.
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