The 31-year-old has signed a two-year contract with Rapid Vienna and has joined the club on a free transfer.
“I received several interesting offers from European clubs. However, Rapid’s offer gave me and my family the best feeling,” said Vennegoor of Hesselink on the club’s official website.
“This club and this city made it an easy decision for me to join Rapid. I’m looking forward to the next chapter in my career.”