Germany back atop FIFA rankings with Cup win
ZURICH — Germany leads the FIFA rankings again after the 2014 World Cup winner added the Confederations Cup title on Sunday.
Victory by a second-string squad lifted Germany up two places, and Brazil and Argentina fell to Nos. 2 and 3, respectively.
Portugal rises four to No. 4 after its third-place finish in Russia.
Switzerland climbs to No. 5 by beating the Faeroe Islands to extend its perfect record in World Cup qualifying.
Poland rises to No. 6, above Confederations Cup runner-up Chile.
Colombia, France and Belgium complete the top 10 though all fell three places.
Mexico, fourth-placed at the Confederations Cup, leads CONCACAF teams at No. 16. Canada rises nine places to No. 100.