Who are Mino Raiola’s high profile clients left behind by his passing

Unfortunately, on Saturday, it was no longer fake news when it was announced that super agent Mino Raiola has passed away. Following false reports of his death earlier in the week, the football world was saddened to receive the grim news straight from his family on April 30. Raiola was only 54 years old.

In a statement shared from Raiola’s own Twitter account, his family said, “In infinite sorrow, we share the passing of the most caring and amazing football agent that ever was.”

The agent had been dealing with an undisclosed illness for several months, even undergoing surgery back in January. Unfortunately, his battle ended this weekend. “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,” said his family.

They then subtly assured that his clients will remain in good hands by adding, “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.”

Raiola became a household name in the football market after facilitating the transfer of Dennis Bergkamp to Inter Milan. He has since established himself as one of the most prominent Football Agents, representing some of the most highly paid players in the world.