Mino Raiola, Paul Pogba’s, Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s, and Erling Haaland’s super agent, died at the age of 54.

Mino Raiola, a famous football agent, died at the age of 54.

Mino Raiola, a well-known football agent, has worked with some of the sport’s top names, including Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Erling Haaland, Matthijs de Ligt, and Gianluigi Donnarumma.

He has been sick for some time and had to utilize his official Twitter handle on Thursday, April 28 to reject claims that he had died, despite the fact that he was in a critical state at the time.Mino Raiola, super agent to Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Erling Haaland dies aged 54His death was announced by his family on Saturday, April 30.

His family issued the following statement: “We mourn the loss of the most loving and outstanding football agent that has ever existed.

“Mino fought till the end with the same zeal he used to defend our players at the negotiating tables. Mino, as always, made us proud without even realizing it.

“Mino’s work had such an impact on so many people, and he helped to write a new chapter in the history of modern football. His presence will be missed for the rest of time.

“Mino’s mission to make football a better environment for players will be carried on with the same zeal.” The agent was honored by Paris Saint-Germain, who wrote: “Mino Raiola, the charismatic sports agent, died today after a brief illness.

“Through its president, the club expresses its condolences to his family and friends.”

“Our sincere sympathies to the Raiola family and all of Mino’s friends for their awful loss,” AC Milan said in a statement.

Raiola was born in Italy but went to the Netherlands as a child, where he played football before moving into sports administration and eventually becoming an agent.

In 1996, he signed Pavel Nedved from Sparta Prague to Lazio, which was his first huge transaction.

Pogba’s return to Manchester United from Juventus in 2016 for €105 million (£87.4 million) was his most lucrative agreement to date, with the Frenchman reportedly pocketing $25 million.

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