Former World Cup winner Kléberson joined the Club as an Assistant Coach on July 20, 2022.
The legendary Brazilian midfielder boasts an incredible resume having played at Manchester United, Beşiktaş J.K., Club Athletico Paranaense and Clube de Regatas do Flamengo. Tallying 29 goals and 34 assists in 254 appearances while collecting silverware in Brazil, England and Turkey. After retiring as a player in 2016, he joined the Philadelphia Union and has coached throughout their Academy, most recently serving as an Assistant Coach with Philadelphia Union II in MLS NEXT Pro.
Born in Uraí, Brazil, the talented midfielder truly made his mark on the international level. After earning a spot in the starting XI in the quarterfinals of the 2002 World Cup, Kléberson helped Brazil claim its record fifth World Cup by providing the pass that led to Brazil’s second goal to seal the game. Kléberson also went on to win the 2004 Copa America and the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup for his country.