Super agent Mina Raiola dies at the age of 54

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Soccer agent Mino Raiola has died aged 54 in an Italian hospital after battling an sickness, his household stated in a press release quoted by Reuters on Saturday.

Born in Italy, Raiola grew up within the Netherlands earlier than turning into some of the influential soccer brokers on this planet, with many excessive profile purchasers together with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Erling Haaland and Paul Pogba.

“In infinite unhappiness, we share the passing of probably the most caring and extraordinary soccer agent ever,” learn a press release revealed on Raiola’s official Twitter account.

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“Mino fought till the tip with the identical power he gave on the negotiating desk to defend our gamers. As regular, Mino made us proud and he by no means realized it.”

“Mino touched so many lives via his work and wrote a brand new chapter within the historical past of contemporary soccer. His presence will at all times be missed.”

One of many transfers he has dealt with was the return of Paul Pogba to Manchester United from Juventus for a world report report of £89 million in 2016.

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The assertion added: “Mino’s mission to make soccer a greater place for gamers will proceed in the identical spirit.”

“We thank everybody for the great quantity of help obtained throughout these tough occasions and ask to respect the privateness of household and buddies right now of mourning.”

Along with the three names above, Raiola additionally represents Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku, Italy striker Mario Balotelli and Dutch centre-back Matthijs de Ligt.

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Reporter: Hendri Sukma Indrawan
Editor: Teguh Handoko


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