Argentina up to second behind Spain in FIFA rankings

Updated: 12 September 2013 20:33 IST

Argentina, who qualified for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, rose two places from fourth, knocking Germany down to No. 3.

Zurich:

Argentina have climbed to second place behind World Cup champion Spain in the monthly FIFA rankings, and the United States moved up six places to No. 13.

The US improved to their highest ranking in four years, after joining Argentina this week in qualifying for the FIFA World Cup.

Argentina rose two places from fourth, knocking Germany down to No. 3.

Italy also qualified for the FIFA World Cup and jumped two spots to No. 4, while Colombia dropped two to fifth.

Belgium, Uruguay, Brazil, Netherlands and Croatia round out the top 10.

Topics : Football Germany Spain Argentina Federation Internationale de Football Association
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