Belgium / The Red Devils are the best in the world according to FIFA’s latest men rankings
The Red Devils have done it. Belgium National Football Team becomes the best team according to latest rankings by governing body of football. This is the first time in the history of football that Belgium have occupied the first place in FIFA ranking. They have moved up two places and got the first spot, defeating world champions Germany [2nd spot] and vice world champions [Argentina, 3rd spot]. Copa America 2015 winners Chile also made a huge jump and occupied 5th place which is also the best in history. Check out the latest FIFA rankings below.
Latest FIFA Ranking As On 5th November 2015
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In the list of top 10 teams, Chile are the biggest climbers who moved four places up [from 9th to 5th], while England moved to 9th from 10th spot. World Cup 2014 qualifier Bosnia and Herzegovina grabbed the play off place in the group and thanks to their 3-2 win in Cyprus.
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Belgium, Austria, Wales and England got the advantage of Euro qualifiers and played brilliant football throughout the competition. While, Copa America glory helped Chile to move upward in FIFA rankings.
Belgium National Football team is the eighth team to achieve the first rank in football since their introduction in 1992. They are also considered as one of the strongest competitors of Euro 2016 Championship that will be held in France next year.
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On 3rd December 2015, FIFA will release the last ranking of 2015. Looking on the growth of Belgium, the national team is most likely to grab the award of “Team of the Year”. There is one more record i.e. “Mover of the Year” that will be award to the team which has gained most points. Right now, Turkey are the strongest contenders of this award as they have collected 430 points, followed by Chile [331 points].