U.S. sportswriter Grant Wahl dies in Qatar during World Cup – family, U.S. Soccer

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By Kanishka Singh, Dan Whitcomb and Amy Tennery WASHINGTON/DOHA (Reuters) -Grant Wahl, a U.S. sportswriter covering the soccer World Cup, died in Qatar on Friday, his family and U.S. Soccer said. U.S. Soccer said it was “heartbroken to learn” of Wahl’s death. His wife responded to the U.S. Soccer statement on Twitter, saying she was “in complete shock”. Wahl, a former Sports Illustrated journalist who moved to the Substack online publishing platform, had been tweeting about the Netherlands-Argentina match earlier on Friday. FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, did not immediately respond to a …

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