World Football Ranking     
2010

Current Rankings


Pos.
Country
Total Points
2010
Points gained
2010
Move
2010
1   football Spain 2754 104.4 0
2   football Germany 2663 90.99 3
3   football Netherlands 2649 55.67 0
4   football Brazil 2647 23.19 -2
5   football Argentina 2624 75.3 3
6   football Uruguay 2588 72.23 9
7   football Portugal 2588 44.19 2
8   football Chile 2588 20.57 -2
9   football England 2572 -18.65 -5
10   football Croatia 2566 39.72 1
11   football Mexico 2546 21.5 1
12   football Norway 2544 57.71 15
13   football Sweden 2541 35.94 5
14   football Italy 2541 -11.98 -7
15   football Paraguay 2539 31.45 1
16   football Ukraine 2532 28.42 3
17   football France 2524 2.47 -4
18   football Russia 2523 4 -4
19   football Japan 2522 36.38 9
20   football Colombia 2520 16.34 0
21   football Ecuador 2513 17.7 4
22   football Greece 2511 4.93 -5
23   football Turkey 2510 12.88 -1
24   football Slovenia 2509 21.81 2
25   football USA 2505 21.37 4
26   football Slovakia 2504 25.38 6
27   football Venezuela 2504 9.09 -3
28   football Switzerland 2504 6.51 -7
29   football Ivory Coast 2501 30.32 9
30   football Australia 2501 25.54 5
31   football South Korea 2500 34.45 8
32   football Montenegro 2498 81.55 26
33   football Belarus 2489 54.42 15
34   football Czech Rep 2485 8.3 0
35   football Denmark 2485 -11.55 -12
36   football Ghana 2482 80.98 29
37   football Serbia 2481 -54.35 -27
38   football Egypt 2475 58.74 21
39   football Honduras 2475 3.83 -2
40   football Hungary 2474 41.78 11
41   football Romania 2471 -2.61 -5
42   football Israel 2471 -7.15 -9
43   football Iran 2469 55.44 19
44   football Rep Ireland 2469 -12.74 -13
45   football Poland 2468 36.15 7
46   football Bulgaria 2468 -15.52 -16
47   football Peru 2466 32.75 2
48   football Costa Rica 2466 13.02 -6
49   football Belgium 2462 43.13 8
50   football Bosnia-Herzegovina 2459 -4.65 -10
51   football Saudi Arabia 2458 20.66 -4
52   football Lithuania 2454 34.23 4
53   football Kuwait 2453 106.5 35
54   football Scotland 2453 13.78 -10
55   football N.Ireland 2450 11.24 -12
56   football Austria 2445 30.98 5
57   football China 2439 60.03 18
58   football Panama 2437 39.12 9
59   football Iraq 2436 36.95 7
60   football Finland 2434 -21.28 -19
61   football Jamaica 2431 27.53 3
62   football Nigeria 2430 5.59 -7
63   football Macedonia 2430 5.23 -9
64   football South Africa 2428 58.79 15
65   football Georgia 2424 67.48 19
66   football Bolivia 2424 -9.4 -16
67   football Cyprus 2422 6.65 -7
68   football Cameroon 2422 -14.81 -22
69   football Latvia 2422 -15.68 -24
70   football Canada 2421 16.66 -7
71   football Estonia 2414 32.13 1
72   football North Korea 2407 18.69 -1
73   football Albania 2406 25.6 0
74   football Syria 2405 39.75 8
75   football Senegal 2403 64.01 16
76   football Armenia 2402 57.93 13
77   football Wales 2401 -27.82 -24
78   football Moldova 2400 33.66 3
79   football Qatar 2398 8.68 -10
80   football Azerbaijan 2397 34.31 3
81   football Oman 2391 1.21 -11
82   football Iceland 2384 9.74 -5
83   football UAE 2381 51.6 10
84   football El Salvador 2375 -4.98 -10
85   football New Zealand 2373 113.16 30
86   football Uzbekistan 2371 -7.33 -10
87   football Gabon 2368 18.87 -3
88   football Bahrain 2365 -29.41 -19
89   football Uganda 2363 51.63 11
90   football Guinea 2356 51.5 13
91   football Zambia 2356 40.42 7
92   football Burkina Faso 2354 46.63 10
93   football Jordan 2351 26.28 2
94   football Tunisia 2351 -21.85 -16
95   football Morocco 2345 1.06 -5
96   football Libya 2342 16.65 -2
97   football Guatemala 2341 37.76 7
98   football Mali 2341 -6.57 -12
99   football Benin 2340 28.63 2
100   football Algeria 2339 -28.59 -20
101   football Malawi 2333 41.37 6
102   football Botswana 2330 107.46 26
103   football Angola 2329 -5.19 -11
104   football Thailand 2307 -16.16 -8
105   football Kazakhstan 2299 -14.23 -6
106   football DR Congo 2298 2.9 0
107   football Trinidad & Tobago 2295 -52.7 -20
108   football Faroe Islands 2294 12.61 3
109   football Cape Verde Islands 2287 44.06 14
110   football Liechtenstein 2286 26.16 6
111   football Zimbabwe 2283 -0.67 -1
112   football Malta 2282 18.99 1
113   football Luxembourg 2280 27.9 7
114   football Haiti 2279 -8.57 -5
115   football Tanzania 2278 27.84 7
116   football Guadeloupe 2277 22.16 2
117   football Gambia 2275 33.96 7
118   football Singapore 2275 -13.77 -10
119   football Yemen 2272 76.53 12
120   football Togo 2269 -51.23 -23
121   football Mozambique 2265 -30.84 -16
122   football Cuba 2264 24.55 3
123   football Sudan 2263 27.87 3
124   football Kenya 2254 -21.79 -12
125   football Indonesia 2251 23.08 2
126   football Congo 2247 -14.21 -12
127   football Rwanda 2242 -12.65 -8
128   football Ethiopia 2241 31.65 1
129   football Namibia 2239 -12.17 -8
130   football Vietnam 2238 -20.51 -13
131   football Turkmenistan 2224 30.1 1
132   football Sierra Leone 2220 50.55 6
133   football Malaysia 2219 56.25 7
134   football Burundi 2218 38.31 -1
135   football Lebanon 2205 -3.08 -5
136   football Zanzibar 2202 28.01 0
137   football Grenada 2200 64.27 11
138   football Niger 2197 68.56 14
139   football Chad 2187 39.51 5
140   football Andorra 2187 20.792 -1
141   football Palestine 2184 6.54 -6
142   football Equatorial Guinea 2173 2.02 -5
143   football Liberia 2171 19.59 0
144   football Madagascar 2162 -18.09 -10
145   football Tajikistan 2160 17.53 2
146   football Swaziland 2160 1.65 -5
147   football India 2157 27.83 4
148   football Guyana 2155 81.59 14
149   football Lesotho 2151 -5 -7
150   football Central African Rep 2150 68.78 11
151   football Hong Kong 2147 5.47 -5
152   football Antigua & Barbuda 2141 38.95 5
153   football Martinique 2134 2.71 -3
154   football Eritrea 2130 -5 -5
155   football Reunion 2125 11.05 -1
156   football Myanmar 2120 -7.39 -3
157   football Mauritania 2114 2.56 -2
158   football Suriname 2113 22.66 2
159   football Barbados 2112 -31.26 -14
160   football Kyrgyzstan 2109 1.37 -3
161   football Guinea Bissau 2096 50.72 6
162   football Mauritius 2089 -3.54 -3
163   football St Vincent/Grenadines 2082 -17.35 -5
164   football St Kitts & Nevis 2066 45.4 6
165   football Mayotte 2063 9.24 0
166   football Maldives Rep 2061 0.93 -3
167   football San Marino 2052 -7.67 -3
168   football Seychelles 2048 -5 -2
169   football Nicaragua 2022 -1.11 -1
170   football French Guiana 2021 3.64 1
171   football Bermuda 2017 -5 -2
172   football St Lucia 2005 -6.61 0
173   football Belize 1998 14.81 1
174   football Neth.Antilles 1997 10.51 -1
175   football Sri Lanka 1982 2.11 0
176   football Bangladesh 1972 12.87 1
177   football Dominica 1958 111.32 13
178   football Taiwan 1958 -3.71 -2
179   football Comoros 1954 21.21 0
180   football Pakistan 1948 -5 -2
181   football Philippines 1940 101.7 10
182   football New Caledonia 1933 6.26 -2
183   football Fiji 1912 -5 -2
184   football Dominican Rep 1911 12.88 1
185   football Somalia 1911 8.86 -2
186   football Nepal 1910 -5 -4
187   football Laos 1908 16.6 0
188   football Solomon Islands 1889 -5 -2
189   football Sao Tome & Principe 1884 -5 -1
190   football Puerto Rico 1866 65.74 5
191   football Cayman Islands 1864 -37.71 -7
192   football Vanuatu 1863 -5 -3
193   football Cambodia 1850 14.85 -1
194   football Tahiti 1816 26.97 3
195   football Djibouti 1811 -5 -2
196   football Turks & Caicos 1786 -5 0
197   football Afghanistan 1767 9.09 2
198   football Aruba 1761 9.26 2
199   football Brit. Virgin Islands 1757 -53.84 -5
200   football St Martin 1747 -39.26 -2
201   football Brunei 1745 -5 0
202   football Macao 1737 -6.6 0
203   football Mongolia 1723 -5 0
204   football Bahamas 1710 -5 0
205   football Papua New Guinea 1681 -5 0
206   football East Timor 1680 0.67 0
207   football Montserrat 1572 6.63 0
208   football Guam 1532 -2.18 0
209   football Bhutan 1501 -5 0
210   football US Virgin Islands 1499 -5 0
211   football Anguilla 1372 69.67 3
212   football Tuvalu 1360 -5 -1
213   football Samoa 1323 -5 -1
214   football Cook Islands 1310 -5 -1
215   football Tonga 1294 -5 0
216   football Northern Mariana Islands 1213 10.36 0
217   football American Samoa 614 -5 0

Big Movers of 2010

European champions Spain remain at the top after winning the World Cup in South Africa while Uruguay move up 9 places after reaching the semi finals.

Kuwait had a busy year playing 23 matches celebrating a decisive 0-0 draw away to Oman in an Asian Cup qualifier to qualify ahead of their opponents. They also had good results in friendly matches battering Bahrain 4-1 in the UAE and getting the better of Iran 2-1 in Jordan.

New Zealand had an impressive World Cup bowing out without losing and ahead of reining world champions Italy in their group where they drew 1-1 against Slovakia and Italy before holding Paraguay to a goalless draw.

Ghana knocked Africa Cup of Nations hosts Angola out with a single goal and repeated the result to eliminate Nigeria and reach the final where they lost by another single goal to Egypt. A 1-0 win over Serbia in the World Cup gave Ghana passage to the knockout rounds where they were a penalty shootout away from a top four position.

Montenegro enjoyed 1-0 wins away to Bulgaria and at home to Switzerland and also held England to a goalless draw at Wembley in Euro qualifiers.

Botswana warmed up with a 1-0 friendly win in Mozambique before beating Tunisia home and away 1-0 and drawing 1-1 away to Malawi in Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Egypt won the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola, winning their group ahead of Nigeria whom they defeated 3-1 and beating Cameroon 3-1 in extra time before thumping Algeria 4-0 to reach the final where they were victorious 1-0 over Ghana.

Serbia lost 1-0 to New Zealand in a friendly in Austria in preparation for the World Cup where they finished bottom of their group after losing 1-0 to Ghana and 2-1 to Australia. Later in a Euro qualifier they were stunned 3-1 at home to Estonia.

Wales played only 5 matches losing all 3 of their Euro qualifiers including 1-0 at home to Bulgaria.

Latvia had some bad results in their home matches of the Euro qualifiers losing 3-0 to Croatia and drawing 1-1 with Georgia.

Togo had disappointing results in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers losing 2-1 at home to Tunisia and playing a goalless match at home to Chad.

Cameroon struggled to get out of their Africa Cup of Nations group in Angola after losing 1-0 to Gabon and were duly eliminated by Egypt 3-1 in extra time. In the qualifiers for the next tournament they were held 1-1 at home to DR Congo.

Trinidad & Tobago failed to advance from their Caribbean Cup group in Martinique after losing 2-0 to Cuba and 1-0 to Grenada.

Algeria began their Africa Cup of Nations matches with a 3-0 loss to Malawi and scraped through on the head to head rule ahead of Mali but were hammered 4-0 by Egypt in the semi final. In the qualifiers for the 2012 Cup of Nations they could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Tanzania and lost 2-0 in the Central African Republic.

The biggest surprise of the year took place in Puerto Rico where Anguilla shocked Saint Martin 2-1 in a Caribbean qualifier.

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