An Olympian From Ontario Just Helped Canada Beat The US & Reach The Soccer Final
It's their first win against the US in 20 years! 👏
Canada's women's soccer team beat the United States for the first time in 20 years to secure their place in the Tokyo Olympics soccer final.
A second-half penalty scored by Jessie Fleming helped Canada win 1-0, setting up their shot at a gold medal against Sweden in Thursday's final. The game kicks off at 10 p.m. eastern time.
Fleming, who was born in London, Ontario and plays soccer in England for Chelsea, kept her cool on the penalty kick, sparking huge celebrations on the pitch.
The team then held the 1-0 lead for the remaining 16 minutes to secure their first win against the U.S. in two decades.