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The brother has denounced that he might have been assassinated when he was approached days earlier than for sporting a shirt with the rainbow flag The journalist died whereas protecting the quarterfinals between the Netherlands and Argentina The United States Soccer Federation has been “heartbroken” and has thanked his “dedication and influence” on the North American recreation
The American journalist Grant Wahl died this Friday in Qatar whereas protecting a World Cup quarterfinal match between the Netherlands and Argentina, as reported by the United States Soccer Federation.
The explanation for his dying has not been disclosed in the mean time, nonetheless his brother has denounced via Instagram that the soccer journalist might have been murdered since days earlier than he was approached by the Doha authorities for sporting a shirt with the rainbow flag in help of the LGTBI neighborhood.
Wahl, at 48, was one of many main names in journalism that covers soccer and for 20 years he positioned himself as the principle author of this sport in Sports Illustrated, till 2020 when he began writing for a portal with a subscription to cost.
One of Wahl’s newest posts on this web site handled the dying of a migrant employee in Qatar in the course of the World Cup and the detached response of the native authorities.
The Football Federation of the North American nation has transmitted that it’s “heartbroken” for having misplaced this skilled. “We thank Grant for his great dedication and influence on our recreation within the United States. His writings and the tales he instructed will reside on,” they wrote within the assertion posted on Twitter.