Socceroos reach all-time high FIFA ranking Print E-mail
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Thursday, 03 September 2009 07:13

The Australian men's football team has reached an all-time high of No.14 in the world in the latest FIFA rankings released on Wednesday.

The Socceroos are up two spots, despite only playing an international friendly against Ireland in almost three months.

Australia heads teams such as Portugal and Denmark.

Brazil is still the No.1 rated team ahead of Spain and the Netherlands.

Top 25 in FIFA's world rankings released Wednesday (previous month's ranking in parentheses):

1. Brazil (1) 1,604 points
2. Spain (2) 1,588
3. Netherlands (3) 1,376
4. Germany (5) 1,186
(tie) Italy (5) 1,186
6. Russia (6) 1,129
7. England (7) 1,127
8. Argentina (8) 1,113
9. Croatia (10) 1,101
10. France (9) 1,040
11. United States (12) 974
12. Greece (11) 971
13. Serbia (14) 916
14. Australia (16) 907
15. Switzerland (13) 898
16. Denmark (15) 892
17. Portugal (17) 880
18. Czech Republic (22) 870
19. Bulgaria (23) 860
20. Ivory Coast (18) 852
21. Chile (26) 846
22. Israel (25) 844
23. Paraguay (20) 842
24. Mexico (30) 835
25. Ukraine (19) 829

Last Updated on Friday, 04 September 2009 11:05