Baku, July 14, AZERTAC
FIFA has announced the updated ranking list of the national football teams.
Azerbaijani national football team jumped up a spot becoming 137th with 253 points.
Wales moved above England and up to 11th in the rankings after their run to the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
Azerbaijan’s rivals at the World Cup 2018 qualifying round Germany, Northern Ireland, Czech Republic, Norway, and San-Marino ranked 4th, 28th, 33rd, 53rd, and 200th respectively.
The top five teams remained the same, with Argentina ranked first ahead of Belgium, Colombia, Germany and Chile.
Euro 2016 winners Portugal and defeated finalists France moved up two and 10 places respectively to sit sixth and seventh, with Spain, Brazil and Italy rounding off the top 10.