Dom Dwyer #14 of the United States reacts after he scores a goal during an international friendly between USA and Ghana at Pratt & Whitney Stadium on July 1, 2017 in East Hartford, Connecticut. Jim Rogash/Getty Images/AFP
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Dom Dwyer volleyed in a go-ahead goal in the 19th minute of his international debut, ran to the corner flag and did a double backflip that would make a gymnast proud.The goal made Dwyer and Leroux the first husband-and-wife couple to score for the United States, which beat Ghana 2-1 Saturday in an exhibition ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.He moved to the United States in 2009 to attend Tyler Junior College, shifted to the University of South Florida, then was drafted by Sporting Kansas City in 2012 and has played for the team ever since. He became a U.S. citizen on March 16 and made his international debut at age 26 .Leroux, a 27-year-old forward from British Columbia, played for Canada at age 14 in the 2004 Under-19 Women's World Cup, became a star at UCLA and switched affiliation to the U.S. She has 35 goals in 75 international appearances and helped the Americans win a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics and the title at the 2015 Women's World Cup.Dwyer and Leroux announced on Valentine's Day 2015 that they had married a month earlier.
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