Another reporter, later Grant Wahldied during i World Cup in Qatar. The photojournalist Khalid Al-Misslamfrom Al-Kass TV, was busy covering the tournament on Saturday when he suddenly passed away. The causes of death are still unknown, according to some local media such as PeninsulaQatar And Gulf Times. “We mourn the death of our photographer,” read a tweet from the broadcaster. Al-Kass TV is a Qatari television which is part of the network of beIN Sports.
The Death of Grant Wahl
The news of Al-Misslam’s death was released by the station he worked for on Saturday 10 December. The day before, during Holland-Argentina, the death of fellow American Grant Wahl, 49. For his brother, a non-random end: “They killed him. In the previous days he had had difficulty entering the stadium with a rainbow shirt that he wore in my honor, because I’m gay. Grant supported the battles of the Lgbtqi+ community”.
World Cup, illness during Holland-Argentina: journalist Grant Wahl dies. His brother: “He was killed”
by our correspondent Matteo Pinci
10 December 2022
Holland-Argentina, the security officer who fell on deaf ears
Wahl’s death wasn’t the only unexplained incident that day. A security officer, now hospitalized in serious but stable conditions in the intensive care unit of the Hamad Medical Hospital, had flown from an upper atrium outside the stadium at the end of the match between Argentina and the Netherlands.