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10 most important players represented by Late football agent Mino Raiola



Mino Raiola was born in Nocera Inferiore, Italy, on November 4, 1967. He eventually entered soccer and became one of the most famous and controversial representatives of the sport. He passed away today April 30, 2022 in Milan..

In 2016 and 2020 he was awarded as the best agent of the year, at the time he was known as the “King of the Football Market”. The first player he represented was Dutchman Dennis Bergkamp, whom he took to Inter Milan.

The 10 most important players he represented.

1. Zlatan ibrahimovich (current value 4 million euros). Raiola managed to take the Swede from Juventus to Inter Milan for a contract worth more than 10 million euros in 2006, which would be the catapult to a move to Barcelona. From Spain, Zlatan flew to AC Milan, PSG, Manchester United and LA Galaxy.

2. Erling Haaland (150 million) The Norwegian started his career in his country with Bryne F.K, moved to Molde FK, then played in Austria with FC Red Bull Salzburg, from there he jumped to Germany with Borussia Dortmund for 20 million euros for four and a half years.

3. Matthijs De Ligt (70 million) The 22-year-old Dutchman began to be a star at Ajax, where he stood out and his quality immediately attracted attention. Raiola saw him and immediately signed him, the agent managed that On July 18, 2019 Juventus F. C. signed him until June 30, 2024 in exchange for 75 million euros plus another 10.5 million euros in variables.

4. Gianluigi Donnarumma (65 million) The Italian goalkeeper made his debut at Milan, after 6 years with the Rossoneri he left them for PSG for free and signed with the Parisians for 5 years.

5. Paul Pogba (55 million) the Frenchman started his career with Manchester United, went for free to Juventus, but Raiola managed that in August 2016, Pogba returned to Manchester United for a record sum of 120 million euros, becoming the second most expensive signing in history at the time.

6. Marco Verratti (55 million) made his debut for Pescara of Italy in 2008, gradually made it to the Italian national team. Raiola saw him to represent and on July 18, 2012, his signing for PSG was made official. The club paid 12 million euros for the midfielder.

7. Stefan De Vrij (35 million) the Dutch defender started with Lazio, in 2018 he left the Turin team in the middle of a big controversy for leaving for free to Inter Milan, the defender signed until 2023.

8. Ryan Gravenberch (35 million) The defender had been among the last players Raiola signed to represent. Gravenberch currently plays for Ajax and expected Mino to take him to the big teams in Europe.

9. Irving Lozano (35 million) The Mexican was one of the great promises of his country. From Pachuca he went to PSV Eindhoven, Raiola helped him make the jump to Napoli in Italy for 42 million euros for five years.

10. Moise Kean (28 million) The Italian striker made his debut at Juventus, went to Hellas Verona and Everton, where he went on loan to PSG, still belongs to the English team, but is currently on loan to Juventus for two seasons in exchange for seven million euros with an option to buy for 28 million.

Raiola the King of transfers
In 2020, according to information from Forbes magazine, Raiola secured 721 million euros in contracts for his clients. His most expensive player was Erling Haaland (150 million euros), whom he was negotiating to place in clubs such as Manchester City, Barcelona or Real Madrid.

Raiola, was admitted to the San Raffaele hospital in Milan for a long illness – unspecified – and last Thursday his doctors denied his death following rumors, although they acknowledged that he was in a very serious condition. Today the family confirmed the death of the agent.

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