World Football Ranking     
2007

Current Rankings


Pos.
Country
Total Points
2007
Points gained
2007
Move
2007
1   football Brazil 32.79 0.308 0
2   football Italy 32.28 -0.183 0
3   football Argentina 32.13 0.557 2
4   football France 31.71 -0.244 -1
5   football Czech Rep 31.68 0.431 5
6   football Spain 31.55 0.691 12
7   football Germany 31.53 -0.279 -3
8   football Croatia 31.49 -0.021 -2
9   football Paraguay 31.42 0.856 15
10   football Romania 31.42 0.509 5
11   football England 31.31 0.022 -3
12   football Colombia 31.26 0.461 8
13   football Mexico 31.21 0.302 3
14   football Netherlands 31.1 -0.295 -7
15   football Greece 31.05 0.121 -1
16   football Uruguay 31 0.352 7
17   football Sweden 30.92 -0.135 -5
18   football Portugal 30.91 -0.267 -7
19   football Poland 30.89 0.119 2
20   football Turkey 30.85 -0.147 -7
21   football Russia 30.82 0.307 5
22   football Scotland 30.81 0.437 8
23   football Bulgaria 30.77 0.425 8
24   football Norway 30.76 0.291 3
25   football Switzerland 30.75 -0.13 -8
26   football Denmark 30.67 -0.58 -17
27   football USA 30.65 0.322 5
28   football Israel 30.6 0.42 7
29   football Chile 30.55 0.13 -1
30   football Serbia 30.52 0.138 -1
31   football Ivory Coast 30.47 -0.076 -6
32   football Rep Ireland 30.44 0.372 6
33   football Japan 30.39 0.228 4
34   football Ukraine 30.39 -0.41 -15
35   football Ghana 30.34 0.095 -2
36   football Ecuador 30.31 -0.36 -14
37   football Venezuela 30.3 0.41 5
38   football Slovakia 30.17 -0.072 -4
39   football Finland 30.14 0.113 2
40   football Iran 30.12 -0.046 -4
41   football N.Ireland 30.04 0.601 13
42   football Australia 30.04 -0.006 -3
43   football Peru 30 0.191 3
44   football Wales 29.98 0.547 11
45   football Iraq 29.89 1.042 28
46   football Lithuania 29.88 0.673 18
47   football Saudi Arabia 29.87 0.282 3
48   football Honduras 29.87 -0.175 -8
49   football Belgium 29.79 0.186 0
50   football Macedonia 29.74 0.301 3
51   football Austria 29.73 0.087 -3
52   football South Korea 29.68 0.113 -1
53   football Costa Rica 29.68 -0.151 -9
54   football Nigeria 29.64 -0.075 -7
55   football Morocco 29.6 0.293 6
56   football Bolivia 29.6 0.279 3
57   football Georgia 29.59 0.375 6
58   football Bosnia-Herzegovina 29.57 0.378 8
59   football Egypt 29.55 -0.251 -14
60   football Belarus 29.54 0.225 -2
61   football Canada 29.49 0.461 8
62   football Hungary 29.47 0.114 -6
63   football Latvia 29.44 0.239 2
64   football Panama 29.34 0.649 14
65   football Cyprus 29.34 0.354 5
66   football Cameroon 29.34 -0.535 -23
67   football Senegal 29.33 0.146 0
68   football Slovenia 29.28 0.213 0
69   football Tunisia 29.27 -0.048 -9
70   football Moldova 29.25 0.75 10
71   football Montenegro 29.17 0.09 0
72   football Albania 29.16 -0.11 -10
73   football China 29.03 0.229 1
74   football Uzbekistan 29.01 0.721 14
75   football Armenia 28.99 0.553 10
76   football Guinea 28.94 0.445 5
77   football Guatemala 28.9 -0.028 -6
78   football Angola 28.88 -0.47 -21
79   football Estonia 28.87 0.168 -2
80   football Trinidad & Tobago 28.74 -0.748 -28
81   football Kazakhstan 28.72 0.864 18
82   football Jamaica 28.72 -0.06 -7
83   football Mali 28.6 0.418 11
84   football Jordan 28.58 -0.123 -8
85   football South Africa 28.56 0.453 12
86   football Oman 28.55 -0.098 -7
87   football Syria 28.53 0.193 0
88   football Iceland 28.51 -0.372 -16
89   football Haiti 28.49 1.195 20
90   football Kuwait 28.49 0.04 -7
91   football Qatar 28.46 0.017 -7
92   football North Korea 28.41 0.132 -3
93   football UAE 28.4 0.043 -7
94   football Bahrain 28.36 -0.123 -12
95   football Zambia 28.35 0.072 -5
96   football Azerbaijan 28.29 0.09 -3
97   football Libya 28.23 0.07 -1
98   football Zimbabwe 28.21 -0.054 -7
99   football Togo 28.1 -0.079 -4
100   football DR Congo 28.1 -0.128 -8
101   football El Salvador 27.97 0.583 3
102   football Thailand 27.96 0.655 5
103   football Cuba 27.92 -0.147 -5
104   football Sudan 27.9 0.656 7
105   football Liechtenstein 27.9 0.61 3
106   football Gabon 27.89 0.4 -3
107   football Malta 27.85 0.276 -5
108   football Benin 27.84 0.857 8
109   football Uganda 27.72 0.347 -4
110   football Algeria 27.63 0.008 -9
111   football Singapore 27.61 0.638 6
112   football Congo 27.48 0.276 1
113   football Guadeloupe 27.39 1.875 39
114   football Lebanon 27.35 0.082 -4
115   football Mozambique 27.34 0.966 14
116   football Botswana 27.33 0.139 -2
117   football Malawi 27.26 -0.041 -11
118   football Kenya 27.24 0.353 2
119   football Tanzania 27.21 0.383 2
120   football Faroe Islands 27.2 0.306 -1
121   football Burkina Faso 27.19 -0.617 -21
122   football Rwanda 27.16 0.241 -4
123   football Namibia 27.12 1.155 17
124   football Luxembourg 27.05 0.908 12
125   football New Zealand 27 0.024 -10
126   football Gambia 26.98 0.468 -1
127   football Burundi 26.97 0.546 -1
128   football Ethiopia 26.97 -0.242 -16
129   football Vietnam 26.89 0.784 8
130   football Andorra 26.86 0.061 -6
131   football Cape Verde Islands 26.74 -0.071 -8
132   football Equatorial Guinea 26.64 0.617 6
133   football Indonesia 26.6 0.249 -3
134   football Turkmenistan 26.53 0.286 -1
135   football Palestine 26.53 -0.276 -13
136   football Yemen 26.49 0.08 -9
137   football Eritrea 26.41 0.696 10
138   football Martinique 26.41 0.144 -6
139   football Mauritania 26.32 0.608 9
140   football Tajikistan 26.25 0.233 -1
141   football Lesotho 26.09 0.25 3
142   football Liberia 26.07 0.153 0
143   football Madagascar 26.05 0.307 2
144   football St Vincent/Grenadines 26.03 -0.148 -9
145   football Zanzibar 25.99 0.249 1
146   football Sierra Leone 25.99 -0.431 -18
147   football Swaziland 25.98 0.073 -4
148   football Malaysia 25.98 0.055 -7
149   football Hong Kong 25.96 -0.383 -18
150   football Chad 25.86 0.528 5
151   football Mauritius 25.86 -0.355 -17
152   football Barbados 25.78 0.313 1
153   football Kyrgyzstan 25.72 0.488 4
154   football Niger 25.7 0.304 0
155   football Reunion 25.69 0.066 -5
156   football India 25.66 0.412 0
157   football Myanmar 25.64 0.007 -8
158   football Guyana 25.59 0.379 0
159   football Central African Rep 25.59 -0.02 -8
160   football Mayotte 25.29 0.026 -2
161   football San Marino 25.19 0.399 2
162   football Guinea Bissau 25.08 0.2 -1
163   football St Lucia 25.01 -0.05 -4
164   football St Kitts & Nevis 24.94 0.004 -4
165   football Suriname 24.8 -0.05 -3
166   football Bermuda 24.73 0.027 -2
167   football Maldives Rep 24.63 0.468 1
168   football Seychelles 24.63 0.418 -2
169   football Grenada 24.47 -0.05 -4
170   football French Guiana 24.22 0.033 -3
171   football Nicaragua 23.87 0.226 -2
172   football Sri Lanka 23.82 0.23 -1
173   football Taiwan 23.72 0.324 1
174   football Antigua & Barbuda 23.7 0.12 -2
175   football Bangladesh 23.66 0.126 -2
176   football Pakistan 23.3 0.298 3
177   football Neth.Antilles 23.19 -0.05 -2
178   football Dominican Rep 23.16 -0.05 -2
179   football Belize 23.03 0.142 2
180   football Solomon Islands 23.01 -0.617 -10
181   football Comoros 22.99 -0.019 -3
182   football Sao Tome & Principe 22.94 -0.05 -2
183   football Laos 22.88 0.035 -1
184   football New Caledonia 22.85 1.357 8
185   football Fiji 22.79 -0.306 -8
186   football Vanuatu 22.72 0.342 -1
187   football Somalia 22.48 -0.021 -4
188   football Cayman Islands 22.46 -0.05 -4
189   football Nepal 22.24 0.257 -2
190   football Brit. Virgin Islands 21.94 0.096 -1
191   football Philippines 21.91 0.215 -1
192   football Dominica 21.89 -0.05 -4
193   football Cambodia 21.85 0.373 0
194   football St Martin 21.59 -0.056 -3
195   football Djibouti 21.37 0.279 0
196   football Tahiti 21.34 -0.763 -10
197   football Turks & Caicos 21.13 -0.05 -3
198   football Macao 20.84 0.062 -1
199   football Brunei 20.8 -0.05 -3
200   football Mongolia 20.61 0.26 1
201   football Aruba 20.57 -0.05 -3
202   football Puerto Rico 20.51 -0.05 -3
203   football Afghanistan 20.5 0.372 -1
204   football Bahamas 20.31 -0.05 -4
205   football Papua New Guinea 20.16 0.077 -2
206   football East Timor 19.87 0.203 -2
207   football Montserrat 18.47 -0.05 -2
208   football Guam 17.61 0.061 -2
209   football US Virgin Islands 17.36 -0.05 -2
210   football Bhutan 16.54 0.144 -2
211   football Tuvalu 15.76 0.105 -1
212   football Samoa 15.26 0.131 -3
213   football Tonga 14.85 0.117 -3
214   football Cook Islands 14.84 0.86 -2
215   football Anguilla 14.32 -0.05 -4
216   football American Samoa 5.52 0.198 -3

Big Movers of 2007

The top 2 teams held their places while Copa America losing finalists Argentina moved into 3rd place.

Guadeloupe jumped the highest after finishing 4th in the Caribbean Cup played in Trinidad and Tobago having topped their group with a 2-1 victory over Cuba and reaching the semi finals of the Gold Cup in America earning a 1-1 draw against Costa Rica and winning 2-1 against Canada in their group and against Honduras by the same score in the quarter final.

Iraq lifted the 2007 Asian Cup winning their group in Thailand ahead of Australia whom they defeated 3-1 and beating Saudi Arabia by a single goal in the final played in Indonesia.

Haiti defeated hosts Trinidad and Tobago 2-1 to win the 2007 Caribbean Cup.

Kazakhstan sent Serbia back 2-1 losers and returned from Armenia with a 1-0 win in Euro qualifiers.

Lithuania had 2-0 wins at home to Ukraine and away to Georgia in Euro qualifiers.

Namibia beat Libya 1-0 at home and were 3-2 winners in Ethiopia in African qualifiers.

Paraguay smashed Colombia 5-0 in the Copa America played in Venezuela and enjoyed a 3-0 win in Chile in a World Cup qualifier.

Trinidad and Tobago failed to take full advantage of hosting the Caribbean Cup, starting with a 1-1 draw against Barbados and finishing with a 2-1 defeat to Haiti in the final. They also suffered a 2-1 Gold Cup loss to El Salvador in the United States where they finished bottom of their group.

Cameroon lost an African qualifier 1-0 in Equatorial Guinea and failed to make a positive impression throughout the year.

Angola lost an African qualifier 2-1 in Kenya

Burkina Faso were beaten 3-1 in Mozambique and 1-0 at home to Tanzania in African qualifiers.

The biggest surprise of the year was the Cook Islands' 4-1 victory over Tuvalu in a World Cup qualifier in Samoa Other big results were Jordan's 2-0 loss in Kyrgyzstan also in a World Cup qualifier and Mexico's 2-0 victory over Brazil in the Copa America. Sweden were awarded their match against Denmark 3-0 after crowd trouble in Copenhagen.

Three new countries joined the rankings. Montenegro moved into 71st, Mayotte 158th and Tuvalu 210th place.

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