Belgium Replaces Argentina To Claim Second Spot On FIFA Rankings
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Belgium has risen above to No. 2 in the monthly , which are still topped by World Cup winner .

Belgium reached its highest-ever slot despite not playing in the last month. Past results for Argentina, which beat Belgium in the 2014 World Cup quarterfinals, devalued in a four-year cycle used for ’s calculations.

Colombia and Brazil stayed at Nos. 4 and 5.

Belgium Replaces Argentina To Claim Second Spot On FIFA Rankings

rose two places to No. 9 in a swap with new No. 11 Switzerland.

Costa Rica rose one to No. 14 and leads CONCACAF nations. The United States climbed one spot to No. 27.

Algeria leads Africa at No. 21. Iran is Asia’s best at No. 41.

Belgium Replaces Argentina To Claim Second Spot On FIFA Rankings

The July will decide seedings for the 2018 World Cup qualifying draw on July 25 in St. Petersburg, Russia.