As the 2022 World Cup draws near, let briefly take a look at the top 10 best national teams in the world according to the lastest FIFA ranking.
1. Brazil – 1832.69 points
Brazil is the only nation to have played in all editions of the FIFA World Cup editions and the only national team to have won the World Cup on four different continents.
The country is one of the most successful national teams in the Olympic tournament winning gold medals in the 2016 and 2020 editions.
2. Belgium – 1827.00 points
Belgium is the only national team in the world to have top the FIFA ranking without winning a World Cup or a continental trophy.
The team topped the FIFA World Rankings for the first time in November 2015 and finished third at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
3. France – 1789.85 points
Having won the 2018 World Cup final, France is the reigning world champions.
The team has also won two FIFA World Cups, two UEFA European Championships, two FIFA Confederations Cups and one UEFA Nations League title.
4. Argentina – 1765.13 points
Argentina has been the most South American nation in the Copa América winning it 15 times.
The team also won the Olympics football tournaments in Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008.
5. England- 1761.71 points
England is one of the few counties to have competes in the three major international tournaments contested by European nations: the FIFA World Cup, the UEFA European Championship, and the UEFA Nations League.
6. Italy – 1723.31 points
Having won the UEFA Euro 2020, Italy is the reigning European champions.
The country is one of the most successful national teams in the history of football having won four World Cup titles and appearing in two other finals.
7. Spain – 1709.19 points
The Spanish national team is one of the eight national teams to have been crowned the FIFA World Cup and have participated in a total of 16 of 22 FIFA World Cups.
8. Portugal – 1674.78 points
9. Mexico – 1658.82 points
10. Netherlands – 1658.66 points
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