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Wales move ahead of England in FIFA world rankings

Wales has moved up to the 11th in FIFA men’s world rankings after their successful Euro 2016 campaign.

Their venture into the semi-finals of the European Championship earns them a 15-place jump and 291 ranking points; the latter was the highest gained by any nation following the summer’s international tournaments.

As for England, the three lions fell two spaces to 13th after their humiliating defeat at the hands of Iceland in the last 16. They are now one place below Uruguay after just one win in four games in their entire European Championship campaign.

Iceland themselves climbed 12 places to 22nd ahead of Holland, the 2014 World-cup semi-finalists having fell to 26th after failing to qualify for the Euros

Northern Ireland, who also made it into the last 16 before defeat at the hands of Wales, also dropped to places to 28th.

Meanwhile, the top five teams remain unchanged on top of the table. Argentina ranks first ahead of Belgium, Colombia, Germany and Chile despite their third consecutive major tournament final defeat in as many years, the most recent one at the hands of Chile in Copa America Centenario.

On the other hand, Euro 2016 winners Portugal and defeated finalists France moved up two and 10 places respectively to sit sixth and seventh, with Spain, Brazil and Italy rounding off the top 10.

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