Belgium maintained its top spot in the world, which it occupied in 2018 and has not given up since then, surpassing Brazil, France, England and Argentina, respectively.
Among the most prominent variables in the classification, the United States national team crossed the ancient Germany team, displacing it from 11th place, and pushing it to 12th place.
The most advanced team in 2021
And FIFA announced that the most advanced team in 2021 is the Canadian team, which has jumped 33 “incredibly” positions this year.
The Canadian team’s ranking rose thanks to its brilliance in the North American Gold Cup, reaching the semi-finals, in addition to the impressive results in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, and its superiority over the giants of the continent Mexico and the United States.
The worst team in the world
The FIFA ranking put the San Marino national team, located in Europe, in the worst position in the world, the last 210 among all international teams.
The Algerian national team made the biggest leap in the international rankings for the month of December, when it jumped 3 places, to be ranked 29th in the world.
The Moroccan national team maintained its Arab lead, ranked 28th in the world, which is a good development compared to its 33rd position at the beginning of the year.
As for the Tunisian team, it fell to 30th place in the world, after its defeat against Algeria in the Arab Cup final, which allowed Algeria to claim 29th place.
The Egyptian team maintained its 45th place globally, and sixth in Africa, behind Senegal, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Nigeria.
Arabs of Asia
In the Asian continent, the Iranian team maintained the lead, 21st in the world, while the Qatari team came fifth on the continent, 48th in the world, ahead of Saudi Arabia (51) and the UAE (69).