Germany top FIFA rankings, Iceland climb two spots to 18th after routing Indonesia
World champions Germany remained top of the FIFA rankings published on Thursday as there was no move in the top-10 during last month in which few internationals took place.
Lausanne: World champions Germany remained top of the FIFA rankings published on Thursday as there was no move in the top-10 during last month in which few internationals took place.
Iceland were the only climbers in the top 20, up two places to 18th having thrashed minnows Indonesia in two friendlies in January.
Olympic champions Brazil are second in the rankings with European title-holders Portugal third.
Mexico are the top North and Central American team at 17th, Tunisia lead the Africans at 23rd while 33rd-ranked Iran lead in Asia.
World Cup hosts Russia, who have been playing only friendlies for the past two years, are 61st.
The top-10 is dominated by Europe with seven teams, while South America provides the other three.
FIFA rankings as of 15 February:
18. Iceland (+2)
33. Iran (+1)
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