Grant Wahl Biography, Death,  Family, Net Worth & More

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U.S. Soccer confirmed on Friday that Grant Wahl, an award-winning reporter for Sports Illustrated and Fox Soccer, had passed away after fainting in the media tribune during the World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands. He was 49. After around 30 minutes of treating Wahl after he collapsed, paramedics carried him out of the stadium on a stretcher. In the early hours of 09 December, he was confirmed dead at a hospital in Qatar.

famous American Sport journalist Grant Wahl was born On December 2, 1974. During Wahl’s first year at Princeton University, former MLS and US men’s national team manager Bob Bradley was the head coach of the Princeton Tigers men’s soccer team. When Bradley offered Wahl the option to study abroad in Argentina and play for Boca Juniors before coming back to the United States for the 1994 FIFA World Cup, Wahl jumped at the chance. Wahl says he learned to love athletics because of his friendship with Bradley.

Grant Wahl Biography

NameGrant Wahl
Nick NamesGrant
Date of BirthDecember 8, 1974
Age48 Years  (Died)
Birthday8 December
Born InMission, Kansas, United States
ResidenceMission, Kansas, United States
Date Of DeathDecember 9, 2022
Cause Of DeathCollapsed
Death of placeLusail, Qatar
OccupationSports Journalist And Soccer Analyst
Famous forSports Illustrated and Fox Soccer
Start Career1996-2022
NationalityUnited States
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseCéline Gounder
Net Worth$5 Million

Wahl was born in the year 1974 in the city of Mission, Kansas. After graduating from Shawnee Mission East High School, he moved on to further his education at Princeton University, where he eventually earned a Bachelor of Arts in Politics degree in 1996. Wahl’s spouse, Dr. Celine Gounder Gounder, is an American physician and medical writer who specialises on infectious illnesses and global health. Wahl also works in the field. In his capacity as an Eagle Scout, he is. The Beckham Experiment was Wahl’s first book, and it was published in 2009. The book focused mostly on two topics: David Beckham’s transfer to the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer and his impact on the league as a whole. It achieved the rank of “Best Seller” on the New York Times.

In 1996, Wahl began his professional life by serving as an intern with the Miami Herald. After leaving that position in November 1996, he started working as a college basketball and soccer reporter for Sports Illustrated. By October of the year 2000, he had been elevated to the position of senior writer. The majority of Wahl’s coverage for both and the magazine is devoted to the sport of soccer. In 2013, “Planet Ftbol,” the soccer section of Sports Illustrated, made its premiere with Wahl at the helm.

While covering the fourth round of FIFA World Cup qualifying in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in October 2009, Wahl was the victim of a robbery and had his phone and wallet stolen from him. Earlier on same day, he had a conversation with Roberto Micheletti, the temporary president of Honduras. Micheletti then extended an apology to Wahl for the incident that had taken place.

Grant Wahl Wife

Celine Gounder, an American medical doctor and medical writer who specialises in infectious diseases and global health, was Wahl’s wife. Wahl was married to Celine Gounder for many years. After meeting at their respective alma maters, Princeton University, the couple tied the knot in the year 2001.

Grant Wahl Net Worth

Grant is both a very wealthy and well-known author. He is also one of the most well-known authors. According to the findings of our investigation, Grant Wahl has a net worth of $5 million. Grant Wahl is a well-known American sports journalist who was born on December 2, 1974 in the city of Mission, Kansas. He is best known for his work as a senior writer for Sports Illustrated and as a reporter for FOX Sports. Wahl’s birthday is December 2. In addition to that, he is the author of the controversial book The Beckham Experiment.

Grant Wahl Passed Away

On December 9, 2022, while covering the quarterfinals match between Argentina and the Netherlands at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Qatar, Wahl unexpectedly passed out and was found unconscious in the press box. According to a statement released by Wahl’s wife, local emergency medical services arrived promptly and treated him for thirty minutes, including performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, before transporting him to a hospital. At a nearby hospital, they determined that he had passed away.

It is still unknown what caused Wahl’s death; but, before to his passing, he had complained of chest pain and sought assistance at the medical clinic located inside the World Cup media centre. There, he was informed that he most likely suffered from bronchitis. At the clinic, they prescribed him both cough medicine and ibuprofen.

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