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Spain lead FIFA World Ranking

SoccerNews in European Championships 2 Jul 2008

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Spain are the new leaders of the FIFA World Ranking after their successful European Championships campaign. Previous leaders Argentina drop to sixth place.

The Spanish began Euro 2008 in fourth place and gained another 254 points, enough to surpass Argentina, Brazil and Italy and take the top spot.

Italy, who reached the quarter finals at Euro 2008, move up one spot into second place and Germany climb two spots to third place.

Biggest climbers in the top ten are the Netherlands, from tenth to fifth place, and Croatia who went from fifteenth to seventh place.

The top 10 as of July 2nd, 2008

1. Spain 1557
2. Italy 1404
3. Germany 1364
4. Brazil 1344
5. Netherlands 1299
6. Argentina 1298
7. Croatia 1282
8. Czech Republic 1146
9. Portugal 1104
10. France 1053

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England should not move back to top ten fifa world ranking, because they never won a cup in modern time football.

why is African and Asian countries are not in the top ten world ranking? countries like Cameroun,Nigeria, Ghana and Ivory coast have good records in Africa football.

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i want to see African and Asian refrees officiating in 2010 world cup south Africa.

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I am a Ghanaian and I’m proud to be one. It’s true Africans displayed a lot of tactics in the African Cup and I do agree to some extent that African and Asian countries should be in the top ten rankings of FIFA, but that would only happen if they really deserve it. Let’s consider the tremendous win by the Spanish(Euro 2008), the optimistic battle by the Italians, the beautiful team work display by the Dutch…Croatia, Portugal and Czech republic also entertained football fans all over the world. One thing I know for sure is that FIFA makes rankings according… Read more »

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Why is it only europeans countries that are always first in the FIFA World Ranking table why not African country e.g NIGERIA

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