India were previously in the 147th spot. They are at the 22nd position among the Asian countries. Iran (41) is the top-ranked Asian team in the list, followed by Japan (52) and South Korea (58).
World Champions Germany continued to head the rankings. Belgium jumped to second place, a place above World Cup runners-up Argentina.
It is Belgium’s highest position since the launch of the world rankings.
Five-time world champions Brazil are fifth, a spot below Colombia. Brazil are followed by the Netherlands, Portugal (seventh), Uruguay (eighth), and France (ninth).
Spain, the 2010 World Cup champions, round off the top ten in the rankings.