Brazil #1 in Fifa rankings for the first time since 2010

Brazil have taken over Argentina and claims the top spot in the FIFA rankings for the first time since 2010.

They are the first team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, after winning nine consecutive games since Tite took over as coach.

World champions Germany are third and the only non-South American side in the top five, with Chile and Colombia just behind in fourth and fifth respectively.

Belgium are out of the top five for the first time in 3 years, dropping to the 7th position

The European champions Portugal, are at eighth.

Switzerland are the only new team to enter the top 10, up two to ninth, one ahead of Spain, while Poland (11th) and Italy (12th) both climb.

World Cup hosts Russia fell one to No. 61 and Netherlands drop to 32nd, their lowest-ever ranking.

Mexico rose one place to 16th and leads the CONCACAF teams, and the United States climbed seven to 23rd.

Egypt, in 19th, leads the African teams, and No. 28 Iran is Asia’s best ranking side.


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