Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland paid a special tribute to his recently deceased agent, Mino Raiola. Haaland admits that Raiola is one of the best in the world.
Yes, the world football public has just been shocked by the death of Raiola on Saturday (30/4/2022). Of course, the players who fronted Raiola were surprised, Haaland was no exception.
A few hours after playing for Dortmund, Haaland immediately uploaded a photo with Raiola on his Instagram account @erling.haaland. In the caption he wrote, Haaland called Raiola the best.
1. Protector of players
Not only Haaland who paid tribute to Raiola. Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Ahmed Hossam Mido also expressed his gratitude to Raiola.
Mido admitted that he regretted being too stubborn when handled by Raiola. He is aware that Raiola only wants the best for his players.
So shocked and sad to hear the news of the death of Mino Raiola. I learned a lot from you and hope to be more ear-opening!! Always fighting for the lives of his players to be more decent, no matter who the opponent is negotiating with, said Mido as reported by the Daily Mirror .
2. Someone owes Raiola
Meanwhile, another Raiola player, Hirving Lozano, also admitted that he was very indebted to Raiola. For the Napoli player, Raiola is a figure who has contributed to him.
Life with you has been the best for me, for the rest of my life. I will never forget the moments with you. I will miss you, thank you for everything, said Lozano.
3. Raiola dies due to illness
Raiola died from the illness he suffered. He is suspected of having heart disease and has been hospitalized for the past few days due to his deteriorating condition.
Actually, since Thursday (28/4/2022), Raiola has been rumored to have died. However, at that time the family denied it and said the 54-year-old man was still being treated.
ERLING BRAUT HAALAND