Spain still rates No. 1 in FIFA rankings
Zurich:World Cup champion Spain stays atop FIFA`s latest world rankings, and Mexico used its Gold Cup triumph to soar into the top 10.
Europe claimed seven of the top eight places after a recent round of 2012 European Championship qualifiers.
Brazil and Argentina fell after dropping ranking points ahead of next month`s Copa America.
Spain leads World Cup runner-up Netherlands, with Germany and England rising to third and fourth, respectively.
Brazil fell two to No. 5, followed by Italy, Portugal and Croatia.
Mexico leaped 19 places to No. 9.
The United States, the Gold Cup beaten finalist, dropped two to No. 24.
Japan is the best of the Asian teams at No. 13, and 14th-ranked Ivory Coast leads Africa.
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