Mino Raiola has disproved fake death rumors claiming the Italian agent had passed away at the age of 54, piqueing public interest in learning more about his career.
Raiola was admitted to the hospital on Thursday and is doing well, according to a tweet from the agent a few hours ago.
“I am outraged by phone calls from so-called journalists speculating on the life of a man who is fighting,” said the chief of San Raffaele Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit, according to Italian news agency ANSA.
Raiola debunked the false death rumors on Twitter on Thursday, April 28th, after many concerned fans filled social media with messages.
“Current health status for the ones wondering: P
****d off second time in 4 months they kill me,” he tweeted. “Seem also able to resuscitate.”
Friends and family are also said to have denied news of his death, claiming that he is alive “but in a horrible situation.”
Mino Raiola has our best wishes for a full and speedy recovery.
About Mino Raiola
Mino Railo was born in 1967. His family migrated from Italy to Haarlem, Holland, when he was one year old, from Nocera Inferiore in Salerno, near Naples.
They launched a pizzeria called Napoli, which quickly grew to 11 locations, but at the age of 19, he decided to go out on his own.
After buying and selling a local McDonald’s to a property developer, he became a billionaire before he was 20.
Mino rose to prominence as a sports agent after orchestrating a trade for Pavel Nedved.
He started his career as a sports agent with Sports Promotions, where he helped with the transfers of players like Marciano Vink and Wim Jonk.
Raiola is one of the most well-known agents in the profession, having represented Marco Verratti, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Matthijs de Ligt, Erling Haaland, and other great footballers.
Raiola has an estimated net worth of $84.7 million, according to Forbes. The genius is one of the world’s top five most powerful sports agents, and he makes his money from contract negotiations commissions.
He has negotiated contracts worth more than $847.7 million over his career. Paul Pogba’s $140 million transfer to Manchester United in 2016 was facilitated by Raiola, a super-agent.
Marco Verratti, Lorenzo Insigne, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are among Raiola’s clients.
Mino Raiola is married, although the name of his wife remains unknown.
Apart from the fact that he met his wife in Foggia, Italy, little is known about her in the public domain.
In the news, her name and background are unknown.
Furthermore, no information about Mino’s previous relationships has been revealed.
Mino’s personal life is kept hidden, thus we don’t know if he has any children.
He keeps such facts hidden from the public eye.
Mino is known for just talking about his work and football.
According to German news portal Bild, Raiola has been suffering from a lung disease.