Paris: The German football team topped FIFA's year-end national team rankings released Thursday, a reward for its stupendous performance in Brazil culminating in the World Cup triumph.
Argentina were second and Colombia came third. Belgium were fourth ahead of the Netherlands while Cup hosts Brazil were sixth, reports Xinhua.
Euro 2016 hosts France ranked seventh, just ahead of Portugal. 2010 Cup champions Spain were placed in the ninth position while Uruguay climbed to the 10th spot.