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Argentina stay top of FIFA rankings

2017-01-12 15:17
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Lionel Messi (Getty Images)

Paris - Lionel Messi's Argentina remain top of FIFA's world rankings published on Thursday.

Argentina finished 2016 out in front of arch-rivals Brazil to inherit the 'team of the year' title from Belgium who were displaced from the FIFA summit by the Edgardo Bauza-coached Argentine side in April.

Bafana Bafana remained unmoved in 60th position - and 11th in Africa.

FIFA top 10 rankings:

1. Argentina

2. Brazil

3. Germany

4. Chile

5. Belgium

6. Colombia

7. France

8. Portugal

9. Uruguay

10. Spain

Selected:

13. England

16. Italy

60. South Africa

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