FIFA World Rankings December 2014 (released 18 December)

Fifa Rankings

In the December World Fifa Rankings of 2014, new world champions Germany remain in top spot with Spain in 9th place. The top 23 places remain unchanged.

Following Germany are beaten 2014 World Cup finalists Argentina, Colombia, Belgium, the Netherlands, Brazil, Portugal, France, Spain and Uruguay.

England are in 13th place, due to good form in Euro 2016 qualifying, and a 3-1 win in Scotland in a recent friendly.

Algeria are the top African team in 18th place.

Japan Asian Cup holders are in 54th spot ahead of the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia. South Korea are in 69th place while Asian Cup hosts Australia languish in 100th spot.

The USA are in 27th place, up one spot from last month. Scotland are in 36th position with Wales still in 34th.

The Republic of Ireland are in 64th place, Northern Ireland are in 48th position after a decent start in Euro 2016 qualifying.



Ranking Team
1 Germany
2 Argentina
3 Colombia
4 Belgium
5 The Netherlands
6 Brazil
7 Portugal
7 France
9 Spain
10 Uruguay
11 Italy
12 Switzerland
13 England
14 Chile
15 Romania
16 Costa Rica
17 Czech Republic
18 Algeria
19 Croatia
20 Mexico
21 Slovakia
22 Tunisia
23 Austria
24 Greece
25 Ukraine
26 Ecuador
27 USA
28 Côte d'Ivoire
29 Bosnia-Herzegovina
30 Denmark
31 Russia
32 Israel
33 Iceland
34 Wales
35 Senegal
36 Scotland
37 Ghana
38 Serbia
39 Guinea
40 Cape Verde Islands
41 Poland
42 Cameroon
43 Nigeria
44 Sweden
45 Hungary
46 Zambia
47 Slovenia
48 Northern Ireland
49 Turkey
50 Mali
51 Iran
52 South Africa
53 Peru
54 Japan
55 Trinidad & Tobago
56 Congo DR
57 Panama
58 Albania
59 Montenegro
60 Egypt
61 Congo
62 Burkina Faso
63 Togo
64 Republic of Ireland
65 Gabon
66 Bulgaria
67 Norway
68 Rwanda
69 Korea Republic
70 Finland
71 Honduras
72 Guatemala
72 Haiti
74 Uzbekistan
75 Jamaica
76 Uganda
76 Paraguay
78 Libya
79 Armenia
80 Angola
81 Morocco
81 United Arab Emirates
81 Jordan
84 Estonia
85 Bolivia
86 Sierra Leone
87 Cyprus
88 Venezuela
89 Benin
90 Malawi
90 El Salvador
92 Lithuania
93 Oman
94 Antigua and Barbuda
95 Qatar
96 Latvia
97 China
98 Mozambique
99 Belarus
100 FYR Macedonia
100 Australia
102 Saudi Arabia
103 Iraq
104 Faroe Islands
105 Tanzania
106 Dominican Republic
107 Botswana
108 Zimbabwe
109 Namibia
110 Sudan
111 Ethiopia
112 Canada
113 Palestine
114 Cuba
115 Liberia
116 Kenya
116 Niger
118 St Kitts and Nevis
119 St Vincent and the Grenadines
120 Equatorial Guinea
121 Moldova
122 Bahrain
123 Lesotho
124 Kuwait
125 Georgia
126 Lebanon
127 Burundi
128 Luxembourg
129 Aruba
130 Maldives
130 Philippines
132 Liechtenstein
133 Guinea-Bissau
134 New Zealand
135 Azerbaijan
135 Tajikistan
137 Mauritania
137 Vietnam
139 Kazakhstan
140 St Lucia
141 Myanmar
142 Thailand
143 Afghanistan
144 Barbados
145 Central African Republic
146 Chad
147 Malta
147 Turkmenistan
147 Madagascar
150 Korea DPR
151 Syria
152 Kyrgyzstan
153 New Caledonia
154 Malaysia
155 Grenada
156 Hong Kong
157 Singapore
158 Curacao (formerly Netherlands Antilles)
159 Indonesia
159 Laos
161 Guam
161 Puerto Rico
163 Suriname
164 Swaziland
165 Bangladesh
166 Tahiti
167 Guyana
168 Gambia
169 Montserrat
170 São Tomé e Príncipe
171 India
172 Sri Lanka
173 Comoros
173 Nicaragua
175 Belize
176 Yemen
177 Turks & Caicos Islands
178 Seychelles
179 Bermuda
179 San Marino
179 Cambodia
182 Chinese Taipei
183 Solomon Islands
184 Dominica
185 Timor Leste
186 Nepal
187 Macau
188 Pakistan
189 South Sudan
190 Mauritius
191 Vanuatu
192 Fiji
192 Samoa
194 Mongolia
195 Bahamas
196 Tonga
197 US Virgin Islands
198 Brunei Darussalam
199 Papua New Guinea
200 American Samoa
201 Andorra
202 British Virgin Islands
202 Eritrea
204 Somalia
205 Cayman Islands
206 Djibouti
206 Cook Islands
208 Anguilla
209 Bhutan


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