Veteran Brazil midfielder Ze Roberto will continue his career with Qatar side Al-Gharafa after signing a two-year deal which will see him head from Bundesliga club Hamburg to the middle east.
Ze Roberto, who turned 37 last Wednesday, goes to Qatar on a free transfer having only been offered a one-year extension to his deal at Hamburg, who he joined in July 2009.
The Brazilian has the record for the most appearances by a foreigner in German league history with 336 games, in a career which has also taken him to Bundesliga clubs Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen.
Ze Roberto quit Bayern in 2009 to join Hamburg having also been offered just a one-year extension to his deal with the Bavarian giants. In a 12-year international career, Ze Roberto won 84 caps for Brazil between 1995 and 2007.