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FIFA Rankings: India stay 105th


  • The Indian national football team remained at 105th in the world in the latest FIFA men's rankings released on 12 August 2021.
  • The points gained in their last two qualifying matches for the 2022 FIFA World Cup helping them remain in position.
  • India had achieved their highest-ever ranking of 94 in February 1996 while they were at their worst position of 173 in the list for March 2015.
  • Belgium leads the rankings ahead of Brazil, winner of the Olympic gold medal in Tokyo. France (3rd), England (4th), Italy (5th), Argentina (6th), Spain (7th), Portugal (8th), Mexico (9th), and the USA (10th) comprise the top 10 in global rankings.
  • Japan is the highest-ranked Asian team at 24 with Iran snapping at their heels at 26.