Among Sporting Kansas City supporters he goes by "RVDV" these days, short for Rafael van der Vaart.
If you're not keeping up with your Bundesliga soccer these days, that's the name of the Dutch forward who plays for Hamburger SV, the current team of USMNT World Cup goal scorer Julian Green.
Van der Vaart, an accomplished Dutch international who has played for European giants lik
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Paris St-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta has signed a contractextension that commits him to the capital club until 2016.
European hopefuls Saint Etienne, Marseille battle to draw
Bayer Leverkusen striker Stefan Kiessling said he had "neverexperienced such a 10 days" after his team suffered another defeaton Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp slammed his team's mentalityafter their 3-0 Bundesliga loss at Hamburg on Saturday.
Barcelona will be without Gerard Pique for two weeks because of aleg injury the defender picked up during Saturday's 3-1 loss atReal Sociedad.
Ten-man Sevilla won 1-0 at Rayo Vallecano on Sunday to end asix-game winless streak in the Spanish league.
David Moyes remains the manager of Manchester United despitespeculation to the contrary.
Sky Sports expert Gary Neville insists sacking manager Louis van Gaal would be the wrong move, even if Manchester United miss out on Champions League qualification.