Super agent Mino Raiola has died, family confirms



Following a period of illness, football super agent Mino Raiola died at the age of 54.


On Saturday afternoon, the Raiola family released a message on the Italian’s Twitter page confirming his death.


“In infinite sorrow we share the passing of the most caring and amazing football agent that ever was,” the statement read.

“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 realised it.

“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.

“We thank everybody for the huge amount of support received during these difficult times and ask for respect for the privacy of family and friends in this moment of grief.”