Germany Back at No. 1 in FIFA Rankings; USMNT at No. 28

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FIFA announced their latest rankings today and England are no longer Britain's best football team according to the stats with Chris Coleman's Wales team now two places above them.

South Korea, which recently qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, has dropped out of the top 50 in the latest world rankings from the world football governing body. Germany tops the list after displacing Brazil to the second spot.

India defeated Macau 2-0 away from home in the AFC Asian Cup qualifier before which they won a friendly Tri-Nation series against Mauritius and Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Gordon Strachan's side kept hopes of reaching Russian Federation 2018 alive at the start of September by taking maximum points from a double-header for the first time in a decade.

Egypt remain the top ranked African nation in the world (25), while Tunisia (31) are now in second place after leapfrogging the Democratic Republic of Congo.

But the Eagles' next World Cup qualifying opponents, Chipolopolo of Zambia, made progress as they climbed 18 places to 78th.

Before this brief stay, the last time India had been in the top 100 of the rankings was way back in 1996, with the 94th spot in February 1996 being the country's best ever Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking.

Germany returned to the number one spot ahead of Brazil, while Portugal and Argentina occupy the third and fourth place respectively.

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