Mino Raiola, one of the most influential soccer agents in the world, has died, his family announced on Saturday.
He was 54.
No cause of death was announced in the statement posted by the Raiola family on Saturday.
“In infinite sorrow we share the passing of the most caring and amazing Football Agent that ever was,” the family statement said on social media.
“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.”
Born in Italy, but growing up in the Netherlands, Raiola represented some of the biggest names in world soccer. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Erling Haaland headed the list of players.
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