Clubs and clients: football world mourns the death of Mino Raiola

The world of football mourns the death of super-agent Mino Raiola.

Raiola died at the San Raffaele hospital in Milan following an illness. The family has confirmed the passing of the super-agent through his official Twitter account. Earlier this week, there had been unconfirmed reports that he had died.

Erling Haaland, Paul Pogba, Gigio Donnarumma and Zlatan Ibrahimovic were the most popular names on his clients’ list.

Raiola family announces legendary agent has died

Several personalities in the world of football and some of his clients have reacted to the tragic news on social media, posting pictures with him and writing messages for one of the men who has changed football in the last two decades.

Juventus President Andrea Agnelli was among the first to express his condolences following the confirmation of Raiola’s death. The same did Milan and Inter with official statements on their social media. Former Roma winger Justin Kluivert shared a few pictures in his Instagram stories to pay tribute to his former agent.

Here’s how the world of football is paying tribute to Mino Raiola.

De Laurentiis: “Raiola’s death saddens me and everyone at Napoli. The most sincere condolences and our sympathy to the family.”

Marco Verratti, who for a while was under Raiola’s care, posted this tribute on Instagram.

Former Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani paid tribute to Raiola after their many deals together.

“He was a dear friend, a great football agent, an innovator in his sector and always fair in negotiations. Rest in peace.”