Italy climb one place in FIFA rankings to 16th

Date: 6th August 2015 at 4:02pm
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Italy v England PelleAntonio Conte’s Italy side have climbed one place in the latest FIFA World Rankings and they are now ranked as the 16th best international team.

The Azzurri moved above Uruguay after the South Americans fell five places from 13th to 18th in the table.

FIFA’s official website¬†showed that Italy rose one place, with a new average of 469.01 coefficient points for 2015 compared to 2014’s score of 466.22.

Argentina remain ranked as the world’s best team, while Belgium overtook 2014 World Cup winners Germany into second place.

Jamaica climbed the most places up the table after their efforts in reaching the final of the Gold Cup left the Reggae Boyz in 55th position, an ascent of 21 places.

Colombia, Brazil, Portugal, Romania, England, Wales and Copa America champions Chile make up the rest of the top 10 in the latest FIFA World Rankings.

Spain, the Netherlands, Croatia, Slovakia and Austria all sit between Italy and the top 10.


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