FIFA World Rankings

  • Brazil jump to No.3 in FIFA rankings ahead of World Cup June 6, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Brazil jumped one spot to No.3 while Argentina leapt two places to No.5 in the latest FIFA world rankings announced on Thursday. The rankings update is the last before the World Cup in Brazil, which begins June 12. Defending champions Spain are still No.1 followed by Germany in...
  • Spain No. 1 in unchanged top 25 in FIFA rankings January 16, 2014

    Zurich: World and European champion Spain remain No. 1 in an unchanged top 25 in the FIFA world rankings after a month in which only 18 international friendlies were played. Egypt made the biggest move, rising 10 places to No. 31 as older results dropped in value in the four-year cycle...
  • Uruguay go second in FIFA world rankings June 6, 2012

    Warsaw: Uruguay have moved above Germany to become the second-highest ranked team behind world and European champions Spain in the latest FIFA rankings published on Wednesday. Germany, who together with fourth-ranked Netherlands, Denmark (9th) and Portugal (10th) are all in a tough Group B at Euro 2012 which starts on Friday,...
  • England up to fifth, Spain top FIFA rankings November 24, 2011

    Zurich: World and European champions Spain stayed atop FIFA's monthly world rankings on Wednesday, despite losing a friendly to England, who climbed two places to No. 5. The Netherlands remained second but third-placed Germany narrowed the gap after winning 3-0 in a friendly between the sides. South American champions Uruguay closed on...