Chester, PA (Sports Network) - The Philadelphia Union have signed Brazilian
midfielder Gilberto, the club announced on Friday.
Gilberto, 24, will join the team pending receipt of his P-1 Visa and
international transfer certificate and will occupy an international roster
"When the opportunity was presented to bring in Gilberto, we felt that it was a
move with a lot of upside," Union manager John Hackworth said. "He's a young
guy with a lot of potential and we are excited to add him to our roster."
Gilberto has played professionally for several years in Brazil, having spent
time with Atletico Bragantino, America Futebol Clube and Atletico Mineiro. Most
recently, he played with Atletico Sorocaba earlier this year, making 16
appearances and scoring one goal.
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