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Johnny 'Jayieh' Saelua of American Samoa becomes first trans World Cup soccer player

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American Samoa scored its first international victory ever today, beating Tonga, 2-1. It seems it was a day of firsts for the team ranked dead-last in FIFA rankings, as the game featured American Samoa's Johnny 'Jayieh' Saelua, who is reportedly the first openly transgender player in World Cup history. Grant Wahl Tweeted that onsite reporter James Piotr Montague hailed Saelua as the "woman of the match."