ZURICH (TIP): European champion Spain have fallen out of the top 10 in FIFA’s rankings for the first time since 2007.
World Cup winner Germany are still No. 1 ahead of Argentina, Colombia, Belgium and the Netherlands.
The only change in the top 10 is that Italy have rose two places into 10th, while Spain drop one spot to 11th.
None of the elite teams played in the last month, but games played earlier in the four-year cycle of results lost ranking value.
Romania rose two places at No. 14 and could be seeded in July when European qualifying groups for the 2018 World Cup are drawn.
Costa Rica remain No. 13 to lead CONCACAF nations. The United States fell one spot to No. 32.
Algeria at No. 18 lead African nations. Iran are Asia’s best at No. 42.