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Fifa World Rankings February 2018

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Fifa's World Rankings for February 2018 were published on February 15 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. There is little change in the top 20 ranked teams in the world from January.

Confederations Cup winners Germany remain first with Brazil second and Portugal third. Argentina, who struggled to qualify for World Cup 2018 are in fourth.

Fifa World Rankings February 2018

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Fifa's World Rankings for February 2018 were published on February 15 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. There is little change in the top 20 ranked teams in the world from January.

Confederations Cup winners Germany remain first with Brazil second and Portugal third. Argentina, who struggled to qualify for World Cup 2018 are in fourth.

Fifa World Rankings January 2018

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Fifa's World Rankings for January 2018 were published on January 18 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. They are the first rankings of the new year and a pointer to the favorites for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Confederations Cup winners Germany remain first with Brazil second and Portugal third.

Fifa World Rankings January 2018

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Fifa's World Rankings for January 2018 were published on January 18 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. They are the first rankings of the new year and a pointer to the favorites for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Confederations Cup winners Germany remain first with Brazil second and Portugal third.

Fifa World Rankings December 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for December 2017 were published on December 21 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. They are the last rankings of the year and a pointer to the favorites for the 2018 World Cup.

Confederations Cup winners Germany remain first with Brazil second and Portugal third. Argentina, who struggled to qualify for World Cup 2018 are in fourth.

Fifa World Rankings December 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for December 2017 were published on December 21 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. They are the last rankings of the year and a pointer to the favorites for the 2018 World Cup.

Confederations Cup winners Germany remain first with Brazil second and Portugal third. Argentina, who struggled to qualify for World Cup 2018 are in fourth.

Fifa World Rankings November 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for November 2017 were published on November 23 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. They are the last rankings before the World Cup 2018 finals draw in Moscow on December 1.

Confederations Cup winners Germany remain first with Brazil second and Portugal third. Argentina, who struggled to qualify for World Cup 2018 are in fourth.

Fifa World Rankings October 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for October 2017 were published on October 16 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland after the final round of qualifying matches for World Cup 2018.

Confederations Cup winners Germany remain first with Brazil second with Portugal third. Argentina, who struggled to qualify for World Cup 2018 are in fourth.

Fifa World Rankings October 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for October 2017 were published on October 16 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland after the final round of qualifying matches for World Cup 2018.

Confederations Cup winners Germany remain first with Brazil second and Portugal third. Argentina, who struggled to qualify for World Cup 2018 are in fourth.

Fifa World Rankings September 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for September 2017 were published on September 14 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

Confederations Cup winners Germany change places again with Brazil with Portugal third. Argentina, who are struggling to qualify for World Cup 2018 drop to fourth.

The full top ten is: Germany, Brazil, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, Switzerland, France, Chile, and Colombia.

Fifa World Rankings September 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for September 2017 were published on September 14 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

Confederations Cup winners Germany change places again with Brazil with Portugal third. Argentina, who are struggling to qualify for World Cup 2018 drop to fourth.

The full top ten is: Germany, Brazil, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, Switzerland, France, Chile, and Colombia.

Fifa World Rankings August 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for August 2017 were published on August 10 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

Brazil are top ahead of Confederations Cup winners, Germany and Argentina.

The full top ten is: Brazil, Germany, Argentina, Switzerland, Poland, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Chile, Colombia, Belgium and France.

Fifa World Rankings August 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for August 2017 were published on August 10 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

Brazil are top ahead of Confederations Cup winners, Germany and Argentina.

The full top ten is: Brazil, Germany, Argentina, Switzerland, Poland, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Chile, Colombia, Belgium and France.

Fifa World Rankings June 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for June 2017 were published on June 1 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The top 100 positions again show few changes from May.

The full top ten is: Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Chile, Colombia, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Belgium, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Switzerland, Spain and Poland.

Fifa World Rankings June 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for June 2017 were published on June 1 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The top 100 positions again show few changes from May.

The full top ten is: Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Chile, Colombia, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Belgium, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Switzerland, Spain and Poland.

Fifa World Rankings May 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for May 2017 were published on May 4 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The top 100 positions show little change from April.

The full top ten is: Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Chile, Colombia, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Belgium, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Switzerland and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings April 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for April 2017 were published on April 6 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is: Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Chile, Colombia, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Belgium, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Switzerland and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings March 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for March 2017 were published on March 9 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is: Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Chile, Belgium, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Colombia, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Uruguay and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings February 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for February 2017 were published on February 9 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is: Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Chile, Belgium, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Colombia, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Uruguay and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings December 2016

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Fifa's World Rankings for December 2016 were published yesterday at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. These are the last rankings of the year.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is the same as last month: Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Chile, Belgium, Colombia, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Uruguay and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings November 2016

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Fifa's World Rankings for November 2016 were published today at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Chile, Belgium, Colombia, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Uruguay and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings October 2016

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Fifa's World Rankings for October 2016 were published today at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is Argentina, Germany, Brazil, Belgium, Colombia, Chile, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Uruguay and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings June 2016

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Fifa's World Rankings for June 2016 were published today at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

In the World Fifa Rankings of 2016 for June, Argentina are still top followed by Belgium, Colombia and Germany.

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The Fall of Rome 2017

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THE AZZURRI'S ABSENCE FROM RUSSIA IS A LOSS TO THE GAME


"Here sighs and lamentations and loud cries were echoing across the starless air...strange utterances, horrible pronouncements, accents of anger, words of suffering and voices shrill and faint, and beating hands.

The Fall of Rome 2017

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THE AZZURRI'S ABSENCE FROM RUSSIA IS A LOSS TO THE GAME

"Here sighs and lamentations and loud cries were echoing across the starless air...strange utterances, horrible pronouncements, accents of anger, words of suffering and voices shrill and faint, and beating hands." Canto III, The Inferno, Dante
Russia 2018 has already written itself into the history books.

Argentina, Belgium remain atop FIFA rankings, USMNT drops two spots

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The latest FIFA World Rankings didn't provide too many shocks, although England's drop from the top 10 saw a surprise nation take their place.

Argentina and Belgium held their spots at the top of the table, while Colombia, Germany and Chile round out the top five. Positions six through nine held true to FIFA's previous rankings, with Spain, Brazil, Portugal and Uruguay, while Austria has replaced England at the 10th position.

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Palestine overtakes Israel in FIFA football rankings

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Jerusalem (AFP) – Palestine’s football team achieved its highest ranking in history Thursday, rising above Israel in the FIFA world rankings for the first time.

The head of the Palestinian football association labelled it an “historic achievement” as the team rose two spots to 82nd in FIFA’s latest rankings.

Back-on-track Belgium eye progress over goal-shy Swedes

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Nice (France) (AFP) Reinvigorated by Romelu Lukaku's goals, Belgium take on under-par Sweden on Wednesday with both sides still in the hunt for a Euro 2016 last-16 berth.

Neither side can catch Group E leaders Italy having both lost to the Azzurri. But after a slow start Marc Wilmots' Belgium travel to the Stadium Nice with their campaign mounting.

Back-on-track Belgium eye progress over goal-shy Swedes

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Nice (France) (AFP) Reinvigorated by Romelu Lukaku's goals, Belgium take on under-par Sweden on Wednesday with both sides still in the hunt for a Euro 2016 last-16 berth.

Neither side can catch Group E leaders Italy having both lost to the Azzurri. But after a slow start Marc Wilmots' Belgium travel to the Stadium Nice with their campaign mounting.

Star-studded Belgium on edge before Ireland Euro clash

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Bordeaux (AFP) Belgium coach Marc Wilmots is in the line of fire amid suggestions he is not doing enough to get the best from a star-studded squad ahead of Saturday's Euro 2016 clash with the Republic of Ireland.

The Red Devils are second in the FIFA world rankings but they disappointed in their opening game in Group E in France, losing 2-0 to Italy in Lyon.

Star-studded Belgium on edge before Ireland Euro clash

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Bordeaux (AFP) Belgium coach Marc Wilmots is in the line of fire amid suggestions he is not doing enough to get the best from a star-studded squad ahead of Saturday's Euro 2016 clash with the Republic of Ireland.

The Red Devils are second in the FIFA world rankings but they disappointed in their opening game in Group E in France, losing 2-0 to Italy in Lyon.

Lukaku in firing line as Belgium prepare for Ireland at Euro 2016

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Bordeaux (AFP) Belgium head into their Euro 2016 clash with the Republic of Ireland on Saturday desperate to atone for their opening defeat to Italy as debate rages about whether Romelu Lukaku should be dropped.

Marc Wilmots' much-fancied side are second in the FIFA world rankings but they disappointed in a 2-0 loss to Italy in their first Group E outing in Lyon on Monday.

Lukaku in firing line as Belgium prepare for Ireland at Euro 2016

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Bordeaux (AFP) Belgium head into their Euro 2016 clash with the Republic of Ireland on Saturday desperate to atone for their opening defeat to Italy as debate rages about whether Romelu Lukaku should be dropped.

Marc Wilmots' much-fancied side are second in the FIFA world rankings but they disappointed in a 2-0 loss to Italy in their first Group E outing in Lyon on Monday.

Zidane tips Belgium to impress at Euros

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Mumbai (AFP) France legend Zinedine Zidane on Friday tipped Belgium to impress at Euro 2016 but dismissed any suggestion that his countrymen were under added pressure as hosts.

Belgium, ranked second in the FIFA world rankings, open their Group E campaign on Monday against Italy in Lyon, before also facing Sweden and the Republic of Ireland.

Zidane tips Belgium to impress at Euros

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Mumbai (AFP) France legend Zinedine Zidane on Friday tipped Belgium to impress at Euro 2016 but dismissed any suggestion that his countrymen were under added pressure as hosts.

Belgium, ranked second in the FIFA world rankings, open their Group E campaign on Monday against Italy in Lyon, before also facing Sweden and the Republic of Ireland.

Copa America

Let's Watch the Copa America: Day 4

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Today's Copa America matches see two of the tournament's lowest ranked teams face off to open the day and two of the world's highest ranked teams face off to close it.

Bolivia, who made the US look good in their final warm up match before the Copa kicked off, will face off against the group's CONCACAF representatives, Panama.

Let's Watch the Copa America: Day 3

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The Copa America continues today and the current North American champs -- Mexico -- are hitting the pitch to take on Uruguay, plus the Portland Timbers are represented in the day's opening action as Jermaine Taylor and Jamaica take on Venezuela.

Jamaica vs. Venezuela

Group C

Watch it on: FOX, Univision

Kickoff: 2:00 p.

The Rest

USWNT look to close challenging 2017 with strong efforts against Canada

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The U.S. Women's National Team is closing out the year with a pair of matches against rivals Canada, a test that fits with the theme of the year.

Canada, ranked fifth in the latest FIFA World Rankings, is the eighth opponent in the top 10 that the U.S. has faced this year in what has been unusual in the post-Olympics year.

Megan Rapinoe, Rumi Utsugi named to Tournament of Nation rosters

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The two Seattle Reign players will suit up for the U.S. and Japan.

During the FIFA international break, four women's national teams will head to the West Coast for a three-match Tournament of Nations: Australia, Brazil, Japan, and the United States. Two Seattle Reign FC players — Megan Rapinoe and Rumi Utsugi — have been called up for this tournament.

Wood, Arriola lead USMNT to win over Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico was probably seen as a push over, sitting at 152nd in the latest FIFA world rankings, but the Blue Hurricane gave the U.S. Men's National Team plenty to think abouton Sunday afternoon.

The USMNT picked up a 3-1 victory over Puerto Rico in the first of three friendlies leading up to next month's Copa America Centenario behind a brilliant effort from Paul Arriola is his U.