Italy drop out of top 10 in latest FIFA rankings

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Italy have dropped out of the top 10 and moved down three places to 13th in the latest set of FIFA rankings, with Argentina remaining on top. Since the conclusion of Euro 2016, the Azzurri were beaten 3-1 by France in an international friendly and claimed a victory over Israel in their opening World Cup qualifier, and those results coupled with the More...

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