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Germany ranked number One in FIFA's world rankings

Jul 19, 2014 11:01 IST

Germany was ranked number One in the latest release of the FIFA's world rankings released on 17 July 2014. Germany improved its position by one places as it was ranked number two behind Spain until now.

Germany led by Philipp Lahm reclaimed the top spot after a gap of 20 years after it won the 2014 FIFA Football World Cup held in Brazil. In the final held at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana, it defeated Argentina 1- 0.

Argentina led by Lionel Messi was ranked second improving its position by three places, whereas Netherlands led by Robin van Persie was placed at third place improving its ranking by twelve places.

India was ranked 151 in the latest FIFA rankings improving its position by three places.

FIFA latest rankings

1. Germany; 2. Argentina; 3. Netherlands; 4. Colombia; 5. Belgium; 6. Uruguay; 7. Brazil; 8. Spain; 9. Switzerland; 10. France

11. Portugal; 12. Chile; 13. Greece; 14. Italy; 15. USA; 16. Costa Rico; 17. Croatia; 18. Mexico; 19. Bosnia and Herzegovina; 20. England

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