One of the most controversial football agents in the world; Mino Riola has been confirmed dead in the wee hours of today. The Italian agent was very influential in the football cycle as he had the likes of Pogba, Ibrahimovic, Haaland, etc under his belt when it comes to managing their football career.
BeIN Sports correspondent Tancredi Palmeri broke the story with a tweet that read: “Italian football agent Mino Raiola died after illness. He was agent of Ibrahimovic, Pogba, Haaland etc.”
Meanwhile, the Daily Mail reports that Riola was admitted at a hospital in Milan in January and underwent very delicate surgery.
Although the nature of the illness hasn’t been disclosed, reports suggest his condition wasn’t life-threatening and that Raiola would begin a period of rehabilitation at home.
But unfortunately, he is no more. He was 54.