The Covert Agent: Massimo Maccarone leaves Brisbane Roar

The veteran striker's stint in Brisbane has ended after only one season

Italian striker Massimo Maccarone has left Brisbane Roar after only one season with the club.

The Covert Agent can reveal the 38-year-old and the club have decided to part ways now that the Roar's finals campaign has ended.

Maccarone scored nine goals and gave off five assists from his 28 A-League appearances after signing a one-year marquee contract with John Aloisi's team.

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The Italian international has enjoyed a distinguished career in Europe, playing in the English Premier League with Middlesbrough and a variety of Serie A clubs.

It is unknown whether the veteran will hang up the boots or continue playing at a different club.

Goalkeeper Brendan White has also been released.