Mellberg to quit internationals after Euros

Veteran Sweden defender Olof Mellberg says he will retire from

international football after the European Championship.

The 34-year-old Olympiakos defender told Swedish broadcaster SVT

on Monday that Euro 2012 ”will definitely be my last” major


The former Aston Villa captain has played 112 games for Sweden,

including the last three Euros and the 2002 and 2006 World Cups. He

made his international debut in a friendly against Italy in


Sweden will play England, France and Ukraine in Group D at Euro