Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced today the acquisition of Tiago Ulisses - pending receipt of his Visa.

Per Major League Soccer and club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

"Tiago is a young and promising holding midfielder. He is strong on the ball and a solid tackler," said Whitecaps FC head coach Martin Rennie . "The addition of Tiago offers us more depth in midfield and a player that we feel will do well in Major League Soccer."