Prague, June 17 (CTK) – Czech football defender Pavel Kaderabek, 23, has left the Sparta Praha team and he has signed a four-year contract with Hoffenheim that plays the German Bundesliga, Sparta writes on its website Wednesday.
With the Czech under-21 team, Kaderabek will play the opening match of the European Under-21 Championship in Prague this evening, against Denmark.
According to German media, Hoffenheim paid to Sparta 3.5 million euros for Kaberabek.
“I know that the decision was not easy for Sparta…I am grateful that they understood my situation and let me go,” Kaderabek said.
Last year, Kaderabek joined the Czech national team in several qualifiers for Euro 2016.
In the past season, Kaderabek was elected the best player of the top Czech league. He was second in the Czech 2014/15 Golden Ball poll, which was won by Sparta’s striker David Lafata.
Sparta won the Czech league in the 2013/14 season. In the past season, the champion was Viktoria Plzen and Sparta was the runner-up.
Hoffenheim ended in the 8th position in the Bundesliga’s past season.