IMPORTANT UPDATE: It has been confirmed by the doctor treating Mino Raiola and his right-hand man that the 54-year-old is not dead.
According to José Fortes Rodriguez, right-hand man Mino Raiola, the super-agent is currently fighting for his life. He told NOS:
"He's in a bad position, but he hasn't died."
Reputed journalist Fabrizio Romano has also brought to light some important quotes in this regard. The Italian posted a quote involving the doctor treating Mino, who suggested that he was 'outraged' by claims that the 54-year-old had died.
"I’m outraged by the phone calls from pseudo-journalists speculating on the life of a man who is fighting to survive."
A lot has been said about this sensitive issue and an official statement from parties close to Raiola could arrive shortly, but as things stand, he is still alive and fighting for his life.
NOTE: This was the initial draft of the article and in light of recent information, it was updated.
In what has come as devastating news to the world of football, Italian football agent Mino Raiola has passed away aged 54. He was one of the most powerful agents of the beautiful game and represented the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Matthijs de Ligt, Paul Pogba, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Erling Haaland, among others.
Earlier this year, Raiola was reportedly hospitalized at the San Raffaele hospital in Milan due to issues related to his weight and although he made a swift recovery, he sadly passed away earlier today.
The exact details of his death remain unclear at this stage, but his death is surely a big loss to the world of football. Rest in Peace, Mino.