Brazil dethroned arch-competitors Argentina and lower back to the summit of soccer’s world rankings for the first time in almost seven years, the ruling body FIFA printed on Thursday.
World Cup qualifying wins over Uruguay and Paraguay put the resurgent Selecao prime for the first time for the reason that 2010 World Cup with 1,661 points within the newest listing of FIFA.
whereas Brazil have certified as the first workforce for the 2018 event in Russia, Argentina are struggling and lost their ultimate game in Bolivia as they slipped to second in the rankings with 1,603 factors.
Reigning world champions Germany stay 0.33 and Chile fourth, Colombia climbed two into fifth, France remain sixth.
Belgium slipped two to seventh, Portugal and Spain stayed eighth and 10th whereas Switzerland rose from 11th to ninth.
Poland were one in every of six groups to document perfect ranking in 11th situation and Macedonia were the biggest movers after they climbed 33 spots into 133rd. (NAN)