LONDON - Argentina leapfrogged Brazil
into fourth place in the FIFA world rankings on Wednesday to
become the highest placed team from South America.
Argentina moved up the rankings thanks to a 2-1 victory over
Portugal on February 9 while Brazil slipped down after a 1-0 defeat
by France on the same night.
World champions Spain stayed in first place and the only
other change in the top 10 saw Croatia move up to eighth ahead
of Portugal after a 4-2 home victory over Czech Republic.
Serbia edged into the top 20 while Jamaica have made the
biggest leap into the top 50, climbing 11 places to 48.
Rankings (last month's positions in brackets):
1. (1) Spain
2. (2) Netherlands
3. (3) Germany
4. (5) Argentina
5. (4) Brazil
6. (6) England
7. (7) Uruguay
8. (9) Croatia
9. (8) Portugal
10. (10) Greece
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