Germany continue to top FIFA world rankings

Germany continue to top FIFA world rankings
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Published May 7th, 2015 - 12:58 GMT via SyndiGate.info

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World Cup winners Germany continue to top FIFA's world rankings ahead of losing finalists Argentina, the governing body said Thursday.

The top 17 positions in the rankings were unchanged with only three matches having an impact on the latest edition of the standings.

Germany top the pile on 1,687 points, ahead of Argentina on 1,494 and Belgium on 1,457.

Five-time world champions Brazil remain fifth, one behind Colombia, while the Netherlands are sixth.

Portugal are seventh and Uruguay eighth, ahead of Switzerland in ninth and European champions Spain who complete the top 10.

Algeria are the highest ranked African team at 20th with Iran being the best in Asia at 40th. The 2015 Asian Cup champions Australia slipped one spot to 64th.

The next rankings will be published on June 4.

© 2015 dpa GmbH

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