Messi's Argentina lifted the FIFA World Cup 2022 trophy after defeating France in the final. However, even this was not enough for the country to become number 1 in the FIFA rankings. Brazil, which was defeated by Croatia in the quarterfinals, is still the No. 1 country in world football. Argentina moved up one place to No. 2 after defeating the finalists, and France also moved up to No. 3. Where is India's rank in FIFA? The Indian men's football team is ranked 106th in the world while the women's team is ranked 61st.
Belgium is still at No.1. 4, dropping two places in Qatar and failing to progress past the group stage despite winning only one game. England and the Netherlands, both beaten quarterfinalists, remain in 5th and 6th place respectively. Croatia has moved up five places to seventh. European champions Italy are eighth despite failing to qualify for the World Cup. Morocco is the best placed African country in the round of 11 thanks to their historic run to the semi-finals.
The United States is ranked 13th among CONCACAF zone teams, having moved up three places after advancing to the round of 16. Mexico is at No. 15. Japan leads Asian confederation teams at No. 20, up four places, and Australia has moved up 11 places to 27th. Both reached the round of 16. Cameroon, which beat Brazil in the group stage, moved up 10 places to 33rd.
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