Dec 10, 2022
American soccer journalist Grant Wahl died Friday while covering the World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands. He was 48 years old.
Wahl "fell ill" while at Lusail Stadium while covering the quarterfinal match between Argentina and the Netherlands, a spokesperson for the Qatari World Cup planning committee told Fox News.
U.S. Soccer released a statement Friday night confirming the news.
"Fans of soccer and journalism of the highest quality know we could always count on Grant to deliver insightful and entertaining stories about our game, and its major protagonists: teams, players, coaches and the many personalities that make soccer unlike any sport," U.S. Soccer said. "Grant made soccer his life's work, and we are devastated that he and his brilliant writing will no longer be with us."
Source: Fox News