Kerala Blasters FC have signed 26-year-old former Santos FC academy defender Jairo Rodrigues for the upcoming Indian Super League season.
Jairo was part of the academy at the Brazilian club Santos FC in the year 2010. In 2011-12, he moved to another Brazilian club América Futebol Clube which competed in the state league in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.
Over the next few seasons, he played for clubs in Bulgaria, Portugal, Azerbaijan, Iran and Japan. He joins Kerala Blasters FC from the Japanese J2 League side Montedio Yamagata.