FIFA Rankings: India drop 15 places to 156th, Argentina go top despite Copa loss


  • India now dropped a whopping 15 places to languish at the 156th position in the latest FIFA rankings.
  • It happened after successive losses to Oman and lowly-Guam in the World Cup qualifiers.
  • Argentina, meanwhile, takes top spot in the monthly FIFA rankings from World Cup winner Germany despite losing another tournament final.
  • Algeria at No. 19 is the only top-20 team from outside Europe and South America.
  • Costa Rica leads CONCACAF teams at No. 21.
  • The US drops seven to No. 34.
  • Asia's highest-ranked team is No. 38 Iran.