Champions Germany top on FIFA rankings

PARIS: Germany have overwhelmed Neymar’s Brazil at the highest point of the FIFA rankings discharged Thursday while Gareth Bales’ Wales have pushed forward of England to snatch British boasting rights have surpassed Neymar’s Brazil at the highest point of the FIFA rankings discharged Thursday while Gareth Bales’ Wales have advanced of England to get British gloating rights.

Joachim Loew’s Germany lead their World Cup aggregate after triumphs over the Czech Republic and Norway in September to keep up their unbeaten record in qualifying.

Argentina’s beset battle which has left Lionel Messi and his colleagues in risk of passing up a major opportunity for Russia 2018 sees them slide to fourth place, with Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal climbing to third.

FIFA rankings as of September 14:

1. Germany (+1)
2. Brazil (- 1)
3. Portugal (+3)
4. Argentina (- 1)
5. Belgium (+4)
6. Poland (- 1)
7. Switzerland (- 3)
8. France (+2)
9. Chile (- 2)
10. Colombia (- 2)
11. Spain (0)
12. Peru (+3)
13. Ridges (+5)
14. Mexico (0)
15. Britain (- 2)