Ex-Manchester United cult leader Kleberson has opened up connected nan clip he accidentally upset legendary head Sir Alex Ferguson - by taking his car parking spot.
The Brazilian spent 2 years astatine nan iconic club, making conscionable 20 appearances, aft a big-money move pursuing nan 2002 FIFA World Cup. A spate of injuries saw his gametime constricted pinch nan Premier League side, but he was astir agelong capable to strengthen a run-in pinch Sir Alex soon aft arriving astatine nan nine for a reported £6.5 cardinal interest from Brazilian Série A broadside Atlético Paranaense.
Speaking successful an question and reply pinch nan Daily Mail, Kleberson recalled an incident wherever he accidentally parked successful Sir Alex's spot astatine nan team's training crushed successful Carrington. It near his teammates reasoning he was "crazy" and Fergie upset pinch his caller signing.
"As soon arsenic I commencement to tally pinch nan guys [in training], I saw Sir Alex Ferguson locomotion to nan building," Kleberson said. "He starts to scream.
"My English astatine that clip was really bad, I couldn't understand anything. I conscionable understand like, "Car parking." And nan guys inquire nan question, "Who parked their car successful Sir Alex Ferguson's spot?'"
When recalling really his teammates reacted, he said: "'Kleberson, you're crazy!' 'You're gonna beryllium fired nan adjacent day.'" Thankfully for nan Brazilian World Cup victor he was spared nan axe and managed to proceed playing for nan team.
Despite nan awkward incident, Kleberson admitted that he enjoyed playing nether Sir Alex. "I consciousness truthful gladsome to person had a coach for illustration him. I learned a lot," he said.
"I deliberation for me, nan measurement he managed nan team, it's unbelievable - because he had a batch of egos connected nan team. A batch of players pinch really difficult personalities, really strong."
The 44-year-old Brazilian now plies his waste and acquisition successful MLS wherever he has precocious been announced arsenic nan adjunct coach astatine New York City FC. The domiciled comes pursuing a little stint arsenic nan adjunct coach of Philadelphia Union II.
Kleberson will bring a wealthiness of acquisition to nan domiciled having won respective achievements during his playing career, including nan 2004 Copa America, nan 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup and nan 2022 World Cup.
The midfielder played a captious domiciled successful Brazil's 5th World Cup triumph wherever he featured successful nan mostly of nan games and moreover group up a extremity successful nan last against Germany.