Sports agent Mino Raiola is no longer with us. He died at the age of 54. Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Mino. Read the article further to know more about the cause of his death.
Mino’s family members confirmed the news of his death on social media
They issued a statement on the social media platform Instagram in two languages English and Spanish. The statement read, “In infinite sorrow we share the passing of the most caring and amazing Football Agent that ever was. Mino fought until the end with the same strength he put on negotiation tables to defend our players. As usual, Mino made us proud and never realized it.”
The family members further added, “Mino touched so many lives through his work and wrote a new chapter in the history of modern football. His presence will forever be missed.
Mino’s mission of making football a better place for players will continue with the same passion.”
They concluded by saying, “We thank everybody for the huge amount of support received during these difficult times and ask for respect to the privacy of family and friends in this moment of grief.”
What was the cause of Raiola’s death?
As per the reports, the football agent had been suffering from a lung condition for the past few months. Raiola was the agent of many football superstars like Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Marco Verratti, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Matthijs de Ligt, Erling Haaland, Mario Balotelli, and formerly Pavel Nedvěd.
Carmine Mino Raiola was born on November 4, 1967 in Nocera Inferiore, Salerno, Italy. He was a married man. Not much information is known about his wife at the moment. This must be a difficult time for the whole Raiola family. We send them lots of light and strength.
How did the fans react to the sad news?
As soon as the news of Mino’s passing away came out, the fans couldn’t stop themselves from paying tributes to him on the social media platform Twitter.
One fan wrote, “One of the most influential people in our beloved sport. He was a game-changer. Rest In Peace, Mino Raiola.”
One of the most influential people in our beloved sport. He was a game-changer. Rest In Peace, Mino Raiola. 🕊 pic.twitter.com/68eI21pKO8
— Eduardo Hagn (@EduardoHagn) April 30, 2022
Another user tweeted, “Terrible news. Football agent Mino Raiola has passed away after illness, he’s been sick for months, he was 54. Raiola was the agent of many football stars like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba, Erling Haaland, Pavel Nedved and many others.- Fabrizio.”
Terrible news. Football agent Mino Raiola has passed away after illness, he’s been sick for months, he was 54.
Raiola was the agent of many football stars like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba, Erling Haaland, Pavel Nedved and many others.- Fabrizio pic.twitter.com/7TQ7lBJJ0A
— Bruno Fernandes ba (@kwaku_talia) April 30, 2022
Followed by a user who wrote, “Rest in Peace Mino, always fought for that extra pound of flesh for your clients. May you continue to inspire.” #MinoRaiola
— Srinivasan Saimani (@srinisaimani) April 30, 2022
One user tweeted, “So sad. #MinoRaiola – the name will be etched in football history in as important terms as the super stars. He leaves a lasting impact on world football. Rest in Peace”
— Agragami (@Agragami) April 30, 2022
These were a few reactions of the fans to the demise of Mino. We send our deepest condolences to the close friends and family of Mino Raiola during this hard time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.