14/07/2016 13h32 - Updated 14/07/2016 13h32

Brazil drops to 9th in FIFA ranking, worst position the last two years

The Brazilian soccer team fell two places after the failure in the Copa America, when it was also eliminated in the first phase.
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Brazil was demoted to ninth place in the ranking of the best teams in FIFA.

The Brazilian soccer team fell two places after the failure in the Copa America, when it was also eliminated in the first phase.

This is the worst place team in more than two years. The last time Brazil ranked ninth in the list, updated monthly, It was in March 2014.

With the title of European Championship, Portugal climbed two positions and is now the sixth best team in the world, replacing Spain. After elimination in the quarter-final of Euro, the Spanish were relegated to eighth place.

Among the teams that progressed, stand out France and Wales. The French, vice-champions of Euro 2016, They went up ten positions and are in seventh. But the team led by Gareth Bale reached the 11th place after winning 15 placements.

Even without winning the title of the Copa America, Argentina follows in the first place in the ranking of FIFA.

CHECK THE 10 FIRST FIFA RANKING

1 – Argentina (1585 points)
2 – Belgium (1401 points)
3 – Colombia (1331 points)
4 – Germany (1319 points)
5 – Chile (1316 points)
6 – Portugal (1266 points)
7 – France (1189 points)
8 – Spain (1165 points)
9 – Brazil (1156 points)
10 – Italy (1155 points)

Source: Newspaper

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