World Football Ranking     
2011

Current Rankings


Pos.
Country
Total Points
2011
Points gained
2011
Move
2011
1   football Spain 2467 -11.37 0
2   football Uruguay 2440 111.23 4
3   football Germany 2416 18.82 -1
4   football Brazil 2386 3.58 0
5   football Mexico 2382 91.09 6
6   football Netherlands 2380 -3.77 -3
7   football Portugal 2358 28.46 0
8   football Italy 2345 57.96 6
9   football England 2345 30.41 0
10   football Sweden 2344 56.95 3
11   football Chile 2344 14.53 -3
12   football Denmark 2335 98.26 23
13   football Argentina 2328 -33.22 -8
14   football Ecuador 2322 60.71 7
15   football Czech Rep 2316 79.79 19
16   football Paraguay 2314 28.89 -1
17   football Croatia 2312 2.96 -7
18   football France 2307 35.62 -1
19   football Japan 2306 36.03 0
20   football Greece 2300 40.01 2
21   football Rep Ireland 2297 75.15 23
22   football Peru 2294 74.56 25
23   football Russia 2292 21.32 -5
24   football Australia 2287 36.08 6
25   football Venezuela 2286 32.27 2
26   football Switzerland 2283 29.88 2
27   football Colombia 2283 15.41 -7
28   football Ukraine 2283 4.13 -12
29   football Ivory Coast 2282 30.66 0
30   football Iran 2279 56.56 13
31   football Poland 2276 54.4 14
32   football Belgium 2275 59.05 17
33   football Bosnia-Herzegovina 2271 57.44 17
34   football Hungary 2265 38.14 6
35   football Romania 2264 39.71 6
36   football Ghana 2264 30.5 0
37   football Serbia 2259 26.46 0
38   football Scotland 2258 50.42 16
39   football Wales 2256 95.53 38
40   football South Korea 2256 6.42 -9
41   football Norway 2256 -33.73 -29
42   football USA 2248 -6.7 -17
43   football Turkey 2245 -13.91 -20
44   football Armenia 2243 81.6 32
45   football Israel 2243 18.8 -3
46   football Slovenia 2241 -16.8 -22
47   football Iraq 2240 47.89 12
48   football Honduras 2240 12.13 -9
49   football Bolivia 2235 53.19 17
50   football Costa Rica 2235 15.28 -2
51   football Panama 2230 37.1 7
52   football Estonia 2224 50.93 19
53   football Finland 2224 33.68 7
54   football Uzbekistan 2223 89.39 32
55   football Austria 2215 14.84 1
56   football Jamaica 2212 23.87 5
57   football Belarus 2212 -28.49 -24
58   football Montenegro 2208 -39.89 -26
59   football Cameroon 2202 21.98 9
60   football China 2200 5.38 -3
61   football Syria 2198 33.06 13
62   football Latvia 2197 17.08 7
63   football Senegal 2196 33.6 12
64   football Bahrain 2195 66.26 24
65   football Egypt 2194 -33.38 -27
66   football Nigeria 2193 5.77 -4
67   football Slovakia 2192 -61.18 -41
68   football Jordan 2191 74.93 25
69   football Bulgaria 2189 -32.16 -23
70   football North Korea 2186 19.93 2
71   football Georgia 2183 1.35 -6
72   football Oman 2180 28.45 9
73   football Saudi Arabia 2172 -40.6 -22
74   football South Africa 2169 -15.85 -10
75   football Iceland 2168 22.7 7
76   football Qatar 2167 9.12 3
77   football El Salvador 2163 25.25 7
78   football Albania 2160 -5.67 -5
79   football Lithuania 2160 -48.73 -27
80   football Macedonia 2157 -30.1 -17
81   football N.Ireland 2155 -49.98 -26
82   football Guatemala 2154 46.6 15
83   football Canada 2150 -29.03 -13
84   football Kuwait 2150 -58.17 -31
85   football Tunisia 2149 32.6 9
86   football Moldova 2146 -14.49 -8
87   football New Zealand 2143 7.12 -2
88   football Burkina Faso 2141 22.42 4
89   football Azerbaijan 2140 -17.28 -9
90   football Zambia 2137 16.72 1
91   football Guinea 2137 16.55 -1
92   football Gabon 2134 3.2 -5
93   football Morocco 2133 22.53 2
94   football Cyprus 2131 -48.77 -27
95   football Uganda 2123 -3.81 -6
96   football Angola 2122 25.98 7
97   football Libya 2122 13.92 -1
98   football Sudan 2118 81.57 25
99   football Kazakhstan 2118 48.84 6
100   football Liechtenstein 2115 58 10
101   football DR Congo 2109 40.31 5
102   football Mali 2108 1.04 -4
103   football Botswana 2106 8.89 0
104   football UAE 2105 -38.22 -21
105   football Algeria 2104 -1.06 -4
106   football Thailand 2103 26.26 -2
107   football Faroe Islands 2096 31.83 1
108   football Malawi 2094 -5.45 -6
109   football Lebanon 2091 106.58 26
110   football Zimbabwe 2082 27.6 1
111   football Kenya 2081 52.38 13
112   football Rwanda 2076 58.02 15
113   football Luxembourg 2075 22.89 0
114   football Malta 2071 17.58 -2
115   football Guadeloupe 2070 20.57 1
116   football Sierra Leone 2061 63.16 16
117   football Vietnam 2061 47.11 13
118   football Cape Verde Islands 2059 0.22 -9
119   football Yemen 2058 13.65 0
120   football Togo 2052 10.25 0
121   football Gambia 2052 4.27 -4
122   football Trinidad & Tobago 2045 -20.93 -15
123   football Benin 2044 -61.68 -24
124   football Burundi 2043 46.92 10
125   football Niger 2036 58.53 13
126   football Namibia 2036 20.68 3
127   football Ethiopia 2030 12.69 1
128   football Mozambique 2029 -9.02 -7
129   football Singapore 2024 -23.58 -11
130   football Haiti 2023 -28.51 -16
131   football Indonesia 2021 -4.54 -6
132   football Congo 2011 -10.95 -6
133   football Tanzania 2008 -42.48 -18
134   football Cuba 2006 -31.58 -12
135   football Turkmenistan 2001 -0.52 -4
136   football Andorra 1996 27.77 4
137   football Guyana 1992 52.3 11
138   football Zanzibar 1992 9.71 -2
139   football Liberia 1991 37.37 4
140   football Chad 1990 21.85 -1
141   football Equatorial Guinea 1987 31.31 1
142   football Palestine 1986 20 -1
143   football Antigua & Barbuda 1982 55.06 9
144   football Central African Rep 1982 46.86 6
145   football India 1976 34.25 2
146   football Malaysia 1974 -23.39 -13
147   football Tajikistan 1973 28.71 -2
148   football Lesotho 1965 28.99 1
149   football Madagascar 1963 17.63 -5
150   football Guinea Bissau 1956 69.58 11
151   football Swaziland 1938 -5.53 -5
152   football Hong Kong 1936 3.87 -1
153   football Martinique 1935 14 0
154   football Reunion 1925 12.7 1
155   football Eritrea 1925 7.59 -1
156   football Grenada 1914 -66.32 -19
157   football Mauritius 1898 18.39 5
158   football Mauritania 1898 -5 -1
159   football Kyrgyzstan 1891 -7.26 0
160   football Bermuda 1890 75.06 12
161   football Belize 1889 90.3 12
162   football Maldives Rep 1888 33.47 4
163   football Nicaragua 1887 67.68 6
164   football Myanmar 1872 -35.82 -8
165   football Mayotte 1867 9.81 0
166   football St Kitts & Nevis 1866 7.05 -2
167   football San Marino 1862 14.84 0
168   football St Vincent/Grenadines 1862 -11.72 -5
169   football Barbados 1862 -38.49 -10
170   football Philippines 1854 108.25 11
171   football Seychelles 1854 10.71 -3
172   football Suriname 1841 -60.33 -14
173   football Bangladesh 1827 51.76 3
174   football Comoros 1826 67.51 5
175   football Dominican Rep 1825 104.83 9
176   football Curašao 1825 27.368 -2
177   football Puerto Rico 1821 141.81 13
178   football Taiwan 1814 51.61 0
179   football French Guiana 1814 -5 -9
180   football Dominica 1781 18.76 -3
181   football Pakistan 1773 19.52 -1
182   football Nepal 1763 43.8 4
183   football Somalia 1755 34.85 2
184   football New Caledonia 1747 7.64 -2
185   football Sri Lanka 1744 -39.61 -10
186   football St Lucia 1728 -76.16 -14
187   football Sao Tome & Principe 1724 27.94 2
188   football Laos 1723 5.88 -1
189   football Solomon Islands 1718 17.75 -1
190   football Fiji 1715 -6.274 -7
191   football Afghanistan 1712 121.96 6
192   football Cayman Islands 1711 33.63 -1
193   football Vanuatu 1710 33.04 -1
194   football Cambodia 1677 11.62 -1
195   football Tahiti 1657 22.21 -1
196   football Djibouti 1651 20.94 -1
197   football Aruba 1645 60.203 1
198   football Mongolia 1618 67.55 5
199   football Bahamas 1617 78.09 5
200   football Macao 1575 11.5 2
201   football St Martin 1567 -5 -1
202   football Brunei 1566 -5 -1
203   football Turks & Caicos 1537 -70.09 -7
204   football Papua New Guinea 1532 19.13 1
205   football East Timor 1520 8.02 1
206   football Brit. Virgin Islands 1504 -77.36 -7
207   football Montserrat 1435 20.56 0
208   football US Virgin Islands 1430 80.67 2
209   football Bhutan 1379 28.02 0
210   football Guam 1372 -6.43 -2
211   football Anguilla 1265 29.87 0
212   football Tuvalu 1240 16.29 0
213   football Samoa 1165 -25.97 0
214   football Tonga 1155 -9.76 1
215   football Cook Islands 1134 -45.205 -1
216   football Northern Mariana Islands 1087 -5 0
217   football Kiribati 1014 -5.61 0
218   football American Samoa 741 188.64 -1

Big Movers of 2011

The year saw a lot of big moves in the rankings, though Spain continued their reign at the top. Uruguay moved into 2nd place after lifting the Copa America in Argentina with a 3-0 win over Paraguay and Gold Cup winners Mexico who defeated hosts USA 4-2 in the final moved into 5th place.

Wales picked up 9 points towards the end of their 2012 Euro qualifiers with home wins against Montenegro 2-1 and Switzerland 2-0 before finishing with a 1-0 victory in Bulgaria whom hey finished above in their group.

Armenia who did well to win 3-0 in Andorra went on to record a massive 4-0 win in Slovakia before thumping Macedonia 4-1 in Yerevan to finish 3rd in their Euro qualifier group.

Uzbekistan topped their Asian Cup group ahead of hosts Qatar whom they defeated 2-0 before also putting 2 past Kuwait. They got the better of Jordan 2-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Cup.

Lebanon qualified for the fourth round of the World Cup qualifiers in Asia after a 3-1 win at home to the UAE, a 2-2 draw at home to Kuwait followed by a 1-0 victory in the return match and a 2-1 home triumph over South Korea.

Peru began Copa America with a 1-1 draw against eventual champions Uruguay and eliminated Colombia 2-0 in extra time finally finishing 3rd with the 4-1 thumping of Venezuela in Argentina. They also enjoyed a 2-0 home win over Copa America finalists Paraguay in a World Cup qualifier.

Jordan progressed from their Asian Cup group in Qatar behind Japan on goal difference having drawn 1-1 with the Japanese and achieved 1-0 and 2-1 wins over Saudi Arabia and Syria respectively. They also celebrated a 2-0 win away to Iraq in a World Cup qualifier.

Sudan played 21 matches picking up some good results including a 2-0 friendly win against Tanzania in Egypt and a 1-0 victory away to Congo in an African qualifier.

Bahrain won 2-0 away to Indonesia in a World Cup qualifier and eased passed Iraq 3-0 in a friendly in Doha.

Slovakia who were beaten 2-1 in a friendly in Luxembourg could only manage a 1-0 win against Andorra on their home ground where they were humiliated 4-0 by Andorra and beaten 1-0 by Russia.

Kuwait finished bottom of their Asian Cup group, losing 2-0 to China, 2-1 to Uzbekistan and 3-0 to hosts Qatar. In World Cup qualifiers they drew 2-2 in Lebanon and suffered a 1-0 defeat in the return match.

Norway began the year in 12th place, but sank after losing a friendly 1-0 to Poland in Portugal and then failed to reach the Euros having drawn 1-1 at home to Denmark and fallen 2-0 in the return match.

Cyprus had disappointing home results in the Euro qualifiers, playing a goalless match with Iceland before being brushed aside 4-0 by Portugal and 4-1 at the hands of Denmark.

Lithuania were stunned 2-0 in Liechtenstein and could only draw the return match 0-0 in Euro qualifiers which ended with a 4-1 home thrashing by the Czech Republic.

Egypt finished bottom of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying group after losing 1-0 in South Africa and being humbled 2-1 in Sierra Leone.

Northern Ireland who were easily beaten 3-0 away to Scotland in a friendly, lost 2-0 to Wales in Dublin. In Euro qualifiers they lost 1-0 at home to Serbia and were smashed 4-1 away to Estonia before losing the return match 2-1 in Belfast.

Montenegro had a reversal of form from 2010 drawing 1-1 at home to Bulgaria before losing their away matches 2-1 in Wales and 2-0 in Switzerland to reach only the play-offs where the nail in their coffin was a 1-0 defeat at home to the Czech Republic.

The shock of the year was a victory for bottom team American Samoa who recorded a rare win beating Tonga 2-1 in a World Cup qualifier played in Samoa. In another World Cup qualifier Belize celebrated an astonishing 3-0 victory in Grenada.

The only team to join the rankings was Kiribati who moved in at one place above the bottom team America Samoa. Curašao replaced Netherland Antilles.

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