Zurich, Switzerland. The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.
These are the first rankings after the World Cup in Brazil and new world champions Germany replace Euro 2012 and World Cup 2010 winners Spain at the top of the pile.
Trailing Germany are Argentina, the Netherlands, Colombia, Belgium, Uruguay, Brazil, Spain, Switzerland, and France.
England drop to a lowly 20th place.
Algeria are the top African team in 24th place.
Japan are in 45th place.
The USA are in 15th place, down two spots from last month. Scotland stay in 27th position. The Republic of Ireland are in 70th place, Wales are in 44th, Northern Ireland are 89th.
3 The Netherlands
16 Costa Rica
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