Media Partner is the writing home of Grant Wahl, one of the U.S.’s leading soccer journalists for the last 25 years. Wahl has covered 12 World Cups (7 men’s, 5 women’s) and written two books: The Beckham Experiment (2009), and Masters of Modern Soccer (2018). He works in television for CBS Sports, does documentary films for Meadowlark Media and CBS, and hosts the podcasts Fútbol with Grant Wahl and Landon, Wahl and Witty on the Road to Qatar. Wahl spent 24 years at Sports Illustrated, where he wrote more than three dozen cover stories on some of the most prominent figures in global football. His 2020 podcast series American Prodigy: Freddy Adu was nominated for a Webby Award.