FIFA rankings are based on each country’s performance in various international matches and tournaments, and they can change over time as teams’ performances improve or decline.
Here are the top 5 football team in the world as per FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) rankings as of July 2023:
- Argentina – 1843.73
- France – 1843.54
- Brazil – 1828.27
- England – 1797.39
- Belgium – 1788.55
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With a staggering total of 1843.73 points. Argentina is the current world number 1, and they are led by Lionel Messi, who is widely considered to be the best player in the world. Messi is a prolific goalscorer and creator, and he is supported by a talented cast of players. Including Angel Di Maria, Lautaro Martinez, and Rodrigo De Paul. Argentina also has a strong defense, led by Cristian Romero and Nicolas Otamendi.
France, the defending world champion, boasts a highly balanced team with extensive experience. The team’s captain, Hugo Lloris, is renowned as one of the world’s finest goalkeepers. In midfield, France possesses a host of talented players, including N’Golo Kante, Paul Pogba, and Aurelien Tchouameni. At the forefront, Kylian Mbappe, one of the most thrilling young players globally, spearheads France’s attacking prowess. Their current FIFA ranking stands at 1843.54 points.
Brazil remains a constant contender in international football, boasting a young and highly promising team. Neymar, one of the world’s top players, spearheads the team. Supporting Neymar are a talented group of players, including Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo Goes, and Gabriel Jesus. Thiago Silva and Marquinhos lead Brazil’s robust defense. Their collective efforts have earned Brazil a notable total of 1828.27 FIFA points.
England’s ascent is fueled by a host of promising young players who have the potential to make a significant impact in the future. Harry Kane, recognized as one of the world’s finest strikers, spearheads the team. In addition, England boasts a midfield brimming with talent, featuring Declan Rice, Mason Mount, and Phil Foden. John Stones and Harry Maguire take charge of the team’s defense. These factors contribute to England’s current FIFA points tally of 1797.39.
Belgium possesses a squad brimming with talent and boasts a very strong team. Eden Hazard, one of the most creative players in the world, leads the team. Additionally, Belgium features a group of skilled midfielders, such as Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku, and Dries Mertens. The team’s defense is spearheaded by Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen. Belgium has amassed 1788.55 FIFA points.
Other top football team in the world as per FIFA:
- Croatia – 1742.55
- Netherlands – 1731.23
- Italy – 1726.58
- Portugal – 1718.25
- Spain – 1703.45