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Prominent soccer journalist Grant Wahl died while covering the World Cup in Qatar, just days after his 48th birthday.
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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.
LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) Emiliano Martinez pulled up his shorts and performed a dance in front of Argentina's fans. Once again the Argentina goalkeeper was his country's penalty-shootout star, this time at the World Cup. Martinez made diving saves off penalties from Virgil van Dijk and Steven Berghuis in a 4-3 shootout win over the Netherlands in the quarterfinals on Friday, after the match finished 2-2 after extra time.
Soccer journalist Grant Wahl, who recently made international headlines after he said he was detained in Qatar for wearing a rainbow shirt, has died, U.S. Soccer said in a statement.
Grant Wahl, a soccer writer who covered U.S. soccer in the past for Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports, died after collapsing while covering a World Cup match...
US soccer journalist Grant Wahl has died after suffering an apparent heart attack at Lusail Stadium, where he was covering the World Cup quarter-final between Argentina and the Netherlands on Friday night. Wahl, who was a correspondent for CBS Sports and wrote a popular Substack column, was 49 years old. "The entire US Soccer family is heartbroken to learn that we have lost Grant Wahl," the US Soccer Federation said in a statement.
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