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The late American journalist, Grant Wahl, was named this Wednesday in the preview of the United States vs Serbia match as the winner of the 2023 Colin Jose Media Ward AwardIn the same way, he received a well-deserved tribute and was guaranteed a position in the broadcast box until the 2026 World Cup.
The 2023 Colin Jose Media Ward Award is a recognition honoring journalists whose careers have significantly contributed to the advancement of soccer in the United States.
Wahl will be honored on May 6 at the United States Soccer Hall of Fame induction ceremony., which will take place from Frisco, Texas. Big names like Landon Donovan, DaMarcus Beasley, Lauren Cheney Holiday, Kate Sobrero Markgraf, former coach Jill Ellis and Steve Zungul will also be included in the ceremony.
It should be noted that a statement was written from the National Soccer Hall of Fame in which they recognized the immense legacy that Grant Wahl left and that has become an indelible memory in American soccer, helping it to grow.
“Helped grow the game through high-quality, insightful coverage with Sports Illustrated, Fox Sports, CBS Sports and his Grant Wahl platform“, were part of the words of the statement.
Grant Wahl died at the age of 49 after fainting in the middle of the transmission of the match between Argentina and the Netherlands, valid for the quarterfinals of the Qatar 2022 World Cup at the Lusail stadium.
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