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Dead at 48: Grant Wahl, whose gay pride shirt got him detained at the World Cup

By FactsWow Team

Posted on: 10 Dec, 2022

Reporter specializing in soccer

It was reported that renowned soccer journalist Grant Wahl passed away after collapsing during a match in Qatar.

Death has occurred

His death occurred during Argentina versus Netherlands match in Qatar, where he had covered the FIFA World Cup.

The cause of his death

It's unknown what caused his death, but his brother Eric Wahl believes foul play was involved.

An announcement on Instagram

In an Instagram post announcing his brother's death Friday, Eric Wahl said his name is Eric and he lived in Seattle.

Responded to news by tweeting

She tweeted in response to news of Gahl's death, I'm so grateful to have so many friends reach out to me tonight.

A two-time visit to the clinic

Even though he was feeling better, he canceled all of his plans for Thursday even though he visited the clinic twice at the media center.

Personalities of greatest intrigue

Grant's storytelling ensured that soccer fans had insight and entertainment into the major protagonists of our game: teams, players, coaches, and some of the most fascinating personalities in sports.

Love for the game of football

He played a key role in helping to elevate the profile of soccer across our sporting landscape and drove interest and respect for the beautiful game, according to the organization.

Having faith in your abilities

Grant's belief in the ability of games to advance human rights remains a source of inspiration to us all, the article wrote.

Thank You!

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