U.S. Soccer Journalist Grant Wahl's Wife Reveals His Cause of Death

By Kamal

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Grant Wahl's wife, Dr. Celine Gounder, told Social Media on Wednesday that the renowned soccer journalist died of a ruptured aortic aneurysm.

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The medical examiner's office for New York City performed an autopsy on him at the hospital there. 

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It was discovered that he had an aortic aneurysm that had burst "Gounder, an expert in infectious diseases and a Social Media commentator, remarked.

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Wahl passed away on the evening of Friday, at 49 years old while on assignment in Qatar for this year's World Cup. 

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The agent for him, Tim Scanlan, had stated that Wahl "appeared to be in some kind of severe distress within the media room" 

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At the venue during the quarterfinal game that was played between Argentina as well as the Netherlands at the time that both teams were playing extra time. 

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Medical personnel were called at the spot, Scanlan claimed, but could not revive him.

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According to a statement from Qatari authorities, Wahl "took quick emergency care on spot, which continued when he was taken by ambulance to Hamad General Hospital."

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On Monday, the deceased's body was brought back to his house in the United States.

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The tributes quickly came pouring in for Wahl from sports stars like LeBron James and Billie Jean King.

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"I want him to be remembered as this lovely, kind man who was tremendously committed to social justice," Gounder said.

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