5 insane quotes from super-agent Mino Raiola
Football is more than just players or managers these days. At a time when commercialism has chewed in on everything, footballers have become brands that ooze cash with as much as a jerk or vibration.
And to bring out the maximum financial potential of a player, an agent is an absolute necessity. Among them, some agents are really powerful. The likes of Jorge Mendes have become a household name in the world of football.
But there is another who is on a level of his own: Mino Raiola. Among all agents, he is the most volatile and doesn’t shy away from giving quirky responses every now and then. And here are 5 such instances when he did…
"I think Cruyff and Guardiola can go to a mental hospital together, shut up, sit there and play cards together. They would do football and Barcelona a great service."
Pep Guardiola didn’t have the best of relationships with the duo of Mino Raiola and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Indeed, the two never missed a chance to have a go at the former Barcelona manager or anyone who criticized them regarding anything.
Johan Cruyff was another personality who never shied away from speaking his mind. He was also a critic of the Swede and when he went on one of his rants on the former Juventus forward, Mino Raiola retorted with all guns blazing.