In their assertion, U.S. Soccer additionally supplied condolences to Celine and all of his household and pals.
“Grant made soccer his life’s work, and we are devastated that he and his brilliant writing will no longer be with us,” the group stated. “We thank Grant for his tremendous dedication to and impact on our game in the United States. His writing and the stories he told will live on.”
Grant wrote for publications similar to Sports Illustrated and was the writer of books together with The Beckham Experiment: How the World’s Most Famous Athlete Tried to Conquer America and Masters of Modern Soccer: How the World’s Best Play the Twenty-First-Century Game. He produced the 2022 mini collection Good Rivals, concerning the “rivalry between the United States and Mexico national soccer teams,” per IMDb.
Following his dying, the U.S. State Department spokesperson tweeted that they’re “engaged with senior Qatari officials to see to it that his family’s wishes are fulfilled as expeditiously as possible,” and famous they’re in “close communication” with Grant’s household.
E! News has reached out to Grant’s rep however hasn’t acquired a remark.