Mino Raiola hits out at FIFA: "Like a communist dictator"

10 March 2020

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Raiola, also the president of the Football Agents Forum (FAF), appeared ready to break free from all ties to FIFA and create an entirely new system.

"Why do you have to take part of our money?" asked the controversial football agent at a recent conference, appearing to suggest he and his fellow agents would create a transfer system free from FIFA's influence.

FIFA is working on implementing a series of changes to how agents are allowed to work, which includes a cap on transfer-fee commissions.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Mino Raiola, the controversial football agent with clients such as Paul Pogba and Erling Haaland, has hit out at FIFA, appearing to suggest he and his fellow agents would create a transfer system free from the governing body's influence.

His comments come as FIFA is planning to implement a series of changes to how agents are allowed to work, which includes a cap on transfer-fee commissions, a licensing system, and a ban on agents representing multiple parties in a deal.

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