Jaiyah Saelua

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Birthday
19, 1988
Birthplace
Leone, Samoa
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1988 (age 31)
Birthplace
Leone, Samoa

About

Samoan-American soccer player who is notable for being the first transgender player to compete in a men's FIFA World Cup qualifier. She debuted for the American Samoa national team at age 15 and has played for the indoor soccer franchise Savage FC. 

Before Fame

She first picked up soccer at age 11 and was a performing arts student at the University of Hawaii. 

Trivia

She was one of the subjects of the British documentary Next Goal Wins (2014). 

Family Life

She is the daughter of soccer player and coach Nicky Salapu.

Associated With

She has been coached by Thomas Rongen.