FIFA world ranking of men's national soccer teams as of September 19, 2019
FIFA world ranking of men's national soccer teams 2019
This statistic presents the world ranking of men's national soccer teams worldwide. In September 2019, the Belgian national team was ranked in first place with 1,752 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 2018, with a total of 228 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 first as of 2019. 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.
FIFA world ranking of men's national soccer teams as of September 19, 2019
Ranking points
Belgium1,752
France1,725
Brazil1,719
England1,662
Portugal1,643
Uruguay1,639
Spain1,631
Croatia1,625
Colombia1,622
Argentina1,614
Switzerland1,604
Mexico1,603
Netherlands1,586
Denmark1,584
Italy1,583
Germany1,580
Chile1,576
Sweden1,560
Peru1,551
Senegal1,546
USA1,545
Poland1,532
Wales1,522
Iran1,522
Ukraine1,516
Venezuela1,506
Austria1,503
Republic of Ireland1,496
Tunisia1,496
Slovakia1,490
Romania1,490
Japan1,490
Northern Ireland1,488
Nigeria1,482
Serbia1,476
Turkey1,475
Korea Republic1,470
Algeria1,466
Morocco1,463
Paraguay1,462
Iceland1,461
Russia1,455
Costa Rica1,442
Czech Republic1,441
Australia1,441
Bosnia and Herzegovina1,438
Norway1,435
Jamaica1,435
Egypt1,431
Hungary1,430
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FIFA world ranking of men's national soccer teams 2019
This statistic presents the world ranking of men's national soccer teams worldwide. In September 2019, the Belgian national team was ranked in first place with 1,752 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 2018, with a total of 228 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 first as of 2019. 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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