By Ronnie Macdonald Orlando City Linked with Former Real Madrid Attacker Júlio Baptista Kartik Krishnaiyer 03/22/2016 Our Fun By Ronnie Macdonald [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia CommonsOrlando City SC have per several unconfirmed media reports dipped back into the transfer market to sign Júlio Baptista. The 34 year-old Brazilian attacking player most recently was featuring for Cruzeiro in his domestic league. Baptista had a star studded career in Europe between 2003 and 2011 featuring for four big clubs – Sevilla, Real Madrid, Arsenal and AS Roma. He earned 47 caps for Brazil and was a member of the nation’s 2007 Copa America winning squad. The Brazilian can serve as an attacking midfielder or a backup striker to Cyle Larin. His experience and versatility should serve the Lions well if he signs. While the news remains unconfirmed, former Brazil teammate Kaká welcomed Baptisa to Orlando. Another life and career moment that we’ll course together! Welcome @J_Baptista81 to @OrlandoCitySC #thebeast #labestia — Kaka (@KAKA) March 22, 2016 Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.