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Michael Sam celebrates historic NFL draft with a kiss from his boyfriend

Welcome to the NFL, Michael Sam. With the 249th pick in the NFL draft, the St. Louis Rams chose Sam, making him the first openly gay player in football history.

An ESPN camera crew captured a tearful Sam receiving the phone call from Rams coach Jeff Fisher telling him he'd been chosen. Sam's reaction:

The full video of the emotional scene is below. --Jon Terbush