FIFA world ranking of men's national soccer teams as of June 7, 2018

FIFA world ranking of men's national soccer teams 2018 This statistic presents the world ranking of men's national soccer teams worldwide. In June 2018, the Germany national team was ranked in first place with 1,558 points. More statistics and facts on soccer
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Brazil and Germany are among the all-time top ranking national teams that have participated in the World Cup between 1930 and 2014, with a total of 227 and 218 points, respectively. Since 1908, Germany’s national soccer team, governed by the German Football Association, has represented the nation in international soccer competitions. Based on World Football Elo Ratings, Germany obtained the highest rating ever for a World Cup Champion during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, starting the tournament with 2,046 points and ending it with 2,196. Elo Ratings account for team strength in starting a tournament, dominance during the tournament, quality of competition, and any aid from playing at home.

Germany has won the World Cup four times (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014) and the European Championships three times (1972, 1980, 1996). In the FIFA World Cup in 2014, Germany had one of the best goal differentials for a World Cup champion with 18 goals scored and only four allowed, a plus-14 difference. During this World Cup, there was an average of 2.7 goals scored per game.

Among national women’s soccer teams, the United States ranked second as of December2017, with a score of 2,114 points. The United States women’s national soccer team has won four Olympic gold medals and nine Algarve Cups. The team is governed by United States Soccer Federation.
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Ranking points
Germany1,558
Brazil1,431
Belgium1,298
Portugal1,274
Argentina1,241
Switzerland1,199
France1,198
Poland1,183
Chile1,135
Spain1,126
Peru1,125
Denmark1,051
England1,051
Uruguay1,018
Mexico989
Colombia986
Netherlands981
Wales953
Italy951
Croatia945
Tunisia910
Iceland908
Costa Rica884
Sweden880
USA873
Austria845
Senegal838
Slovakia804
Northern Ireland803
Romania782
Republic of Ireland777
Paraguay773
Venezuela755
Serbia751
Ukraine733
Australia718
Iran708
Turkey706
Congo DR706
Bosnia and Herzegovina693
Morocco686
Scotland660
Montenegro652
Greece650
Egypt649
Czech Republic641
Ghana624
Nigeria618
Bulgaria614
Cameroon614
Ranking points
Germany1,558
Brazil1,431
Belgium1,298
Portugal1,274
Argentina1,241
Switzerland1,199
France1,198
Poland1,183
Chile1,135
Spain1,126
Peru1,125
Denmark1,051
England1,051
Uruguay1,018
Mexico989
Colombia986
Netherlands981
Wales953
Italy951
Croatia945
Tunisia910
Iceland908
Costa Rica884
Sweden880
USA873
Austria845
Senegal838
Slovakia804
Northern Ireland803
Romania782
Republic of Ireland777
Paraguay773
Venezuela755
Serbia751
Ukraine733
Australia718
Iran708
Turkey706
Congo DR706
Bosnia and Herzegovina693
Morocco686
Scotland660
Montenegro652
Greece650
Egypt649
Czech Republic641
Ghana624
Nigeria618
Bulgaria614
Cameroon614
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This statistic presents the world ranking of men's national soccer teams worldwide. In June 2018, the Germany national team was ranked in first place with 1,558 points. More statistics and facts on soccer
Global soccer rankings – additional information

Brazil and Germany are among the all-time top ranking national teams that have participated in the World Cup between 1930 and 2014, with a total of 227 and 218 points, respectively. Since 1908, Germany’s national soccer team, governed by the German Football Association, has represented the nation in international soccer competitions. Based on World Football Elo Ratings, Germany obtained the highest rating ever for a World Cup Champion during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, starting the tournament with 2,046 points and ending it with 2,196. Elo Ratings account for team strength in starting a tournament, dominance during the tournament, quality of competition, and any aid from playing at home.

Germany has won the World Cup four times (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014) and the European Championships three times (1972, 1980, 1996). In the FIFA World Cup in 2014, Germany had one of the best goal differentials for a World Cup champion with 18 goals scored and only four allowed, a plus-14 difference. During this World Cup, there was an average of 2.7 goals scored per game.

Among national women’s soccer teams, the United States ranked second as of December2017, with a score of 2,114 points. The United States women’s national soccer team has won four Olympic gold medals and nine Algarve Cups. The team is governed by United States Soccer Federation.
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June 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
as of June 7, 2018
Supplementary notes
This ranking takes into account the relative importance of international matches, the strength of the opponent, regional strength, and the number of games played. Additional information on the calculation and evaluation of the ranking can be found here. This ranking is updated monthly.

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