US journalist Grant Wahl dies while covering World Cup

Renowned journalist Grant Wahl has passed away in Qatar while covering the 2022 World Cup.

Wahl was one of the most prominent and recognisable media members in the history of US soccer.

He was at the Lusail Iconic Stadium covering the quarter-final between Argentina and the Netherlands on Friday when he is said to have collapsed in the press box. But after being transported by emergency services, he was later pronounced dead.

The World Cup organising committee said in a statement: “He received immediate emergency medical treatment on site, which continued as he was transferred by ambulance to…


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