The Indy Eleven will be making their NASL debut in April, and if reports today are correct, they will be doing so with a former World Cup winning midfielder in their starting eleven. The club have reportedly reached a two-year agreement with Jose Kleberson, who was a part of Brazil's 2002 World Cup winning side.
Kleberson, now 34, has had a long career that has seen him make professional stops at top clubs in England, Turkey, and Brazil. The biggest stop in those travels was surely Manchester United, where he made 30 appearances in his two seasons there. He was a part of the side that won the 2004 FA Cup, and was still relevant enough to be in the Brazil squad that won the 2009 Confederations Cup.
Kleberson spent last season playing in MLS, for the Philadelphia Union. While his best days are certainly behind him, he should be an excellent signing for an NASL side in their first season of play.