Uruguay were the biggest top-10 movers, jumping five places to seventh after victories over Peru and Colombia last week. Belgium were also rewarded for their impressive form in the European World Cup qualifiers where they lead Group A, by rising four places to sixth.

Five-time World Champions Brazil, fresh from beating Australia 6-0 and Portugal 3-1 in the past five days, moved up one spot to eighth.

Spain tops the rankings ahead of Argentina, Germany, Italy and Colombia. Meanwhile, India have dropped a whopping 10 places to 155th spot in the latest FIFA rankings.

The FIFA rankings added salt to India's wounds, a day after the country failed to defend its SAFF Cup title, losing 0-2 to Afghanistan in Kathmandu.
Wim Kovermans-coached India have 143 points in its kitty in the updated list.
By virtue of the lone international title, war-torn Afghanistan have climbed up seven places to the 132nd position.


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