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
The Silky Way
The star-studded Galaxy is playing to its potential at playoff time, thanks to Bruce Arena's smooth touch
WHAT'S LOST, WHAT'S NEXT
As the U.S. soccer team takes stock of its fateful round-of-16 departure and regroups for the future, it rues a golden opportunity squandered in ...
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 ...