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Updated FIFA Rankings – Quarterfinals

The FIFA rankings won’t be officially updated until after the World Cup but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun and figure out who currently is the best team in the world (according to FIFA).

1) Argentina – 1647 points currently – 1175 points before World Cup – 5th before WC

2) Germany – 1569 points currently – 1300 points before World Cup – 2nd before WC

3) Colombia – 1492 points currently – 1137 points before World Cup - 8th before WC

4) Netherlands – 1420 points currently – 981 points before World Cup – 15th before WC

5) Belgium – 1401 points currently – 1074 points before World Cup – 11th before WC

6) Uruguay – 1330 points currently – 1147 points before World Cup – 7th before WC

7) Brazil – 1291 points currently – 1242 points before World Cup – 3rd before WC

8) Spain – 1229 points currently – 1485 points before World Cup – 1st before WC

9) Switzerland – 1216 points currently – 1149 points before World Cup – 6th before WC

10) France – 1202 points currently – 913 points before World Cup – 17th before WC

11) Portugal – 1148 points currently – 1189 points before World Cup – 4th before WC

12) Chile – 1090 points currently – 1026 points before World Cup – 14th before WC

13) Greece – 1085 points currently – 1064 points before World Cup – 12th before WC

14) Italy – 1056 points currently – 1104 points before World Cup – 9th before WC

15) United States – 989 points currently – 1035 points before World Cup – 13th before WC

16) Croatia – 955 points currently – 903 points before World Cup – 18th before WC

17) Costa Rica – 935 points currently – 762 points before World Cup – 28th before WC

18) Mexico – 930 points currently – 882 points before World Cup – 20th before WC

19) Bosnia and Herzegovina – 917 points currently – 873 points before World Cup – 21st before WC

20) England – 911 points currently – 1090 points before World Cup – 10th before WC

21) Ecuador – 901 points currently – 791 points before World Cup – 26th before WC

22) Ukraine – 898 points currently – 915 points before World Cup – 16th before WC

23) Russia – 897 points currently – 893 points before World Cup – 19th before WC

24) Algeria – 872 points currently – 858 points before World Cup – 22nd before WC

25) Ivory Coast – 850 points currently – 809 points before World Cup – 23rd before WC

A few notes:

- The four teams still alive in the World Cup are currently in positions 1, 2, 4 and 7.

- Netherlands and Costa Rica (11) gain the most spots out of any country while England (-10) loses the most spots out of any country.

- Only the top 10 can change at this point.  Positions 11-25 are set for the next official FIFA ranking.

Phillip Bupp

About Phillip Bupp

Phillip is a Total-MLS writer for Sporting Kansas City and writes for 32 Flags. Look for Phillip on the Total-MLS Roundtable and feel free to follow @phillipbupp and @MLSTitleBelt, a project where the title holder must defend the title in every MLS game.

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