New Middlesborough acquisition Micheal Reiziger has announced his retirement from the Dutch national team.

Reiziger was a regular in the Dutch team during Euro 2004 but has now decided to concentrate on club football, and adjusting to his new life in the North East of England.

Reiziger, who won 72 caps for Holland, follows Dutch teammates Jaap Stam, Frank de Boer and Marc Overmars into retirement.