Grant Wahl covers global and domestic soccer for Sports Illustrated, which he joined in November 1996 as a fact-checker. He became a senior writer in October 2000. Over the years, Wahl has produced in-depth stories and videos on some of the world’s biggest clubs (including Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Chelsea) and top-level players (Didier Drogba, David Beckham, Luis Suárez), in addition to all the leading personalities in U.S. soccer. Wahl has covered six men’s World Cups and four women’s World Cups. He fell in love with soccer in his adopted country of Argentina, where he wrote his Princeton University thesis on politics and soccer in that country, and he speaks conversational Spanish. Wahl lives in New York City with his wife, Celine, and their dogs, Coco and Zizou. He’s active on Twitter (@GrantWahl), Instagram and Facebook.
All Grant Wahl Stories
Gut Shots Houston dug deep to score a late goal and then win the first MLS Cup decided by that most fickle of methods: penalty kicks EVER ...
The Gators' starters are back, but can they remain champs now that everyone wants a bite of them?
The U.S. will improve slowly under new coach J√ºrgen Klinsmann, who was hired to excel in the World Cup, not win early friendlies.
WHY WOULD you take the nation's top shooting guard and turn him into a point guard? Well, if you're Davidson coach Bob McKillop, you're ...
Inside College Basketball
Falling ArizonaThe No. 1-ranked Wildcats were floored by their ownoverscheduling After Purdue's shocking 72-69 upset of No. 1 Arizona at ...
RESPECT AT LAST
Often-ignored Colorado capped off a stunning playoff run by winning the first championship in franchise history If soccer is sometimes the ...
The Silky Way
The star-studded Galaxy is playing to its potential at playoff time, thanks to Bruce Arena's smooth touch
Deuce Is Wild
Clint Dempsey is about to complete the best season ever by an American in Europe. Will an offer from a big-name team be next?
Too Good Not to Win It
PICKING BRAZIL to win next summer's World Cup is about as provocative as a Saturday Evening Post cover, and so you'll have a hard time ...
Hurricane Force Fresh from an upset of Connecticut, Miami is aiming to take the NCAA tournament by storm
Leonard Hamilton sat in his hotel suite in Hartford last Fridaynight and recounted one particularly bad day he had early in histenure as coach at ...
Double Time Playing with a painful knee injury, Chris Armas gave his all in a World Cup qualifier and the MLS final--and came up empty
Club and country. They're the magnetic poles of a soccer player's world, a constant source of divided loyalty--paycheck versus patriotism--that ...