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FIFA World Cup: Spain tops the rankings, Brazil rises to No. 3

India TV News Desk 05 Jun 2014, 14:36:26 IST
India TV News Desk
ZURICH:  Defending World Cup champion Spain will travel to Brazil as the No. 1 team in the FIFA rankings, and the host nation will kick off as No. 3.

  
Spain and Germany remain 1-2 in FIFA's monthly standings, while Brazil leapfrogs No. 4 Portugal.
   
Argentina and Switzerland both climb two places to Nos. 5 and 6. Colombia drops three to No. 8.
   
Group D rivals Uruguay, Italy and England are also all in the top 10.
   
No. 11 Belgium is the lowest-ranked of the seeded World Cup teams.
   
The United States at No. 13 leads CONCACAF nations.
   
Algeria, at No. 22, is top-ranked in Africa and No. 43 Iran heads Asian confederation teams.
   
Australia, No. 62, is the lowest-ranked team at the World Cup.