No change among FIFA's elite


In fact, the only movement in the table starts at position 15, now occupied by Croatia, with England and Mexico slipping one place each to 16th and 17th respectively.

The means Die Mannschaft continue to head the table, while Portugal sit third, ahead of Argentina and Belgium, who complete the top five.

Meanwhile, Bafana Bafana have moved up three places in the global rankings, climbing from 81st to 78th, although the South Africans remain unmoved in the CAF zone.

FIFA World Rankings - Top 10

1. Germany
2. Brazil
3. Portugal
4. Argentina
5. Belgium
6. Spain
7. Poland
8. Switzerland
9. France
10. Chile