Germany still ahead of Argentina in FIFA rankings
ZURICH (AP) World Cup winner Germany is still No. 1 in the FIFA rankings despite losing to second-place Argentina in a friendly rematch of their final this month.
Colombia climbs one place to No. 3 even though it lost to Brazil in a friendly, and trades places with the Netherlands which lost both its matches this month.
Belgium stays at No. 5 and Brazil climbs one spot to No. 6. Uruguay is No. 7, followed by Spain.
France and Switzerland, which lost to England in a European Championship qualifier, trade places to complete the top 10.
Costa Rica is ahead of Mexico and the United States, with the three CONCACAF nations grouped from Nos. 15-17.
England climbs two spots to No. 18.
Algeria leads African nations at No. 20, up four. Iran also rises four as the top Asian nation at No. 44.