Rafael Van Der Vaart is leaving Hamburg after the end of his contract with the club. His recent contract will be expired at the end of the season. The CEO of Hamburg, Dietmar Beiersdorfer confirmed the news.
The creative midfielder joined Bundesliga in 2012 but refuses to extend his contract with the club. The 32-year-old attacking midfielder spent a successful spell for Tottenham Hotspur in Premier League. He also spent two year with Real Madrid.
Jansen, Westermann, Rajkovic and Van Der Vaart contracts are going to end at the end of the season. However, All of them have postponed extending their contract right now.
Rafael scored 4 goals in the season and is considered as one of the key player of the club. However, the experienced attacking midfielder has choose Major League Soccer to put an ending line to his career.
Sporting Kansas City have officially confirmed that they would like to sign the player with a good contract if he wants to join. With encapsulation talent and foot-work, the attacking midfielder was the key player for Tottenham and Real Madrid during his career in Premier League and La Liga.
The former Real Madrid player has still something to impress the American football fans. In recent years, many experienced and famous figures are joining MLS . Players like Kaka, Lampard, Gerrard and David Villa. The midfielder will be an addition to the growing league.