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Soccer journalist Grant Wahl dies suddenly in Qatar. What we know

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Prominent American soccer journalist Grant Wahl died suddenly in Qatar while covering Friday’s World Cup game between the Netherlands and Argentina. 

Wahl, who grew up in Mission, Kansas, was perhaps the most well-known soccer writer in the United States. 

Wahl also had a presence on television, working for Fox Sports and CBS Sports and had his own Substack newsletter, GrantWahl.com. He also was the author of the 2009 New York Times bestseller “The Beckham Experiment,” that chronicled the impact of David Beckham’s move to the MLS’ LA Galaxy.

He celebrated his 48th birthday on Wednesday, tweeting while there were no games he was happy to be with friends and colleagues.

Who is Grant Wahl?

If you are a fan of soccer, you know Grant Wahl. If you aren’t, you may still have heard of his award-winning journalism.


Story Credit: usatoday.com

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