Brazil crash out of top 10 in FIFA rankings

Updated: 04 July 2012 15:19 IST

Brazil, hosts of the 2014 World Cup, crashed out of the top 10 in the FIFA world rankings published on Wednesday for the first time since the standings were created in August 1993.

Brazil crash out of top 10 in FIFA rankings
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Paris:

Brazil, hosts of the 2014 World Cup, crashed out of the top 10 in the FIFA world rankings published on Wednesday for the first time since the standings were created in August 1993.

Brazil slipped six spots and now sit 11th as the top 10 showed big jumps for Portugal and Italy, which lost to world number one Spain in the final of the European Championships last week.

FIFA rankings as of July 4

1. Spain

2. Germany (+1)

3. Uruguay (-1)

4. England (+2)

5. Portugal (+5)

6. Italy (+6)

7. Argentina

8. Netherlands (-4)

9. Croatia (-1)

10. Denmark (-1)

11. Brazil (-6)

12. Greece (+3)

13. Russia

14. France

15. Chile (-4)

16. Ivory Coast

17. Sweden

18. Czech Republic (+9)

19. Mexico

20. Japan (+3)

Topics : Football Spain Brazil Italy Federation Internationale de Football Association
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