Grant Wahl died on Friday while covering the World Cup in Qatar. He was 48.
Prominent soccer journalist Grant Wahl died while covering the World Cup in Qatar, just days after his 48th birthday.
LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) Grant Wahl, one of the most well-known soccer writers in the United States, died early Saturday while covering the World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands. U.S. media seated near him said Wahl was stricken while in the media tribute at Lusail Iconic Stadium during extra time and could not be revived. Wahl was covering his eighth World Cup.