Mino Raiola has a net worth of $50 million as an Italian football (soccer) agent. Mino Raiola was born in November 1967 in Nocera Inferiore, Italy. Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Romelu Lukaku, Marco Verratti, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Mario Balotelli, Marco Verratti, and others are among the players he has represented.
Pavel Nedved, a Czech player, was also represented by Raiola. Mino Raiola played youth soccer for HFC Haarlem before becoming the team’s manager in 1987. He then went on to work for Sports Promotions as an agent.
He moved to Monaco to create his own firm and now lives there. He profited 25 million euros for Paul Pogba’s transfer to Manchester United in 2016, breaking the global record deal of 105 million euros.
Mino Raiola paid 9 million Euro for Al Capone’s former Miami mansion. In 2008, he was also the subject of two disciplinary hearings for transfer irregularities.
Raiola was born in the southern Italian town of Nocera Inferiore in 1967. A year later, he and his parents relocated to Haarlem, Netherlands.
Raiola spent his early years working as a server in his father’s successful restaurant in the Netherlands, where he grew up. At the same time, he finished high school and enrolled in the Faculty of Law at university, where he spent two years.
He began his football career with HFC Haarlem‘s young squad, but retired at the age of 18 in 1987 to become the youth team’s coach.
Raiola stayed in the football industry, this time as a football agent, after a brief stint as a player and administrator.
He began his career as a sports agent for Sports Promotions, where he assisted in the transfers of several high-profile Dutch players to Italian clubs, including Ajax player Bryan Roy (to Foggia in 1992), Marciano Vink (to Genoa in 1993), Wim Jonk and Dennis Bergkamp (both to Internazionale in 1993), and Michel Kreek (to Internazionale in 1994).
(in 1994 to Padua). However, after a while, he decided to leave the corporation and create his own company. Pavel Nedvd joined Lazio from Sparta Prague after an excellent performance for the Czech Republic at UEFA Euro 1996, where Nedvd’s team reached the final.
Raiola represents around 20 players who compete in European leagues.
He was a Monaco resident. In 2008, he was the subject of two disciplinary proceedings by the Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (FIGC) for transfer irregularities as part of an Italian government-led inquiry into professional football.
Raiola made a reported €25 million from Paul Pogba’s €105 million sale to Manchester United in August 2016, and then bought the former Miami house of one of America’s most renowned gangster bosses, Al Capone, for €9 million.
Raiola was banned from functioning as an agency representative for three months by the Italian Football Federation on May 8, 2019, for unspecified reasons, while his cousin Vincenzo Raiola was banned for two months.
After the FIFA Disciplinary Committee digested the Italian federation’s rulings, the suspensions were extended globally on May 10th. Raiola and his cousin won their appeal to the Federal Court of Appeal in Italy on June 13, 2019, which resulted in the three-month ban being lifted.
Raiola was one of a number of high-profile football agents, including Jorge Mendes and Jonathan Barnett, who threatened FIFA with legal action when the anticipated transfer payment cap was announced on January 22, 2020.
Raiola is multilingual, speaking Italian, English, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Dutch, among others.
Raiola was admitted to San Raffaele Hospital in Milan in January 2022. Raiola’s business and the doctor treating him both stated in April 2022 that Raiola was “fighting” for his life.