Germany at their lowest ever in FIFA rankings

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10 November 2004, ZURICH - Former world champions Germany have slumped to their lowest-ever place in the latest FIFA rankings, released by the world federation in Zurich on Wednesday. Although the hosts for the 2006 World Cup have not been beaten in their first three matches under new coach Juergen Klinsmann, Germany slumped three places to rank only 16th in the world. The top positions remained unchanged, with five-time world champions Brazil leading the rankings from France and Argentina. FIFA World Rank

10 November 2004

ZURICH - Former world champions Germany have slumped to their lowest-ever place in the latest FIFA rankings, released by the world federation in Zurich on Wednesday.

Although the hosts for the 2006 World Cup have not been beaten in their first three matches under new coach Juergen Klinsmann, Germany slumped three places to rank only 16th in the world.

The top positions remained unchanged, with five-time world champions Brazil leading the rankings from France and Argentina.

FIFA World Rankings - Top Ten:

1. Brazil 847 points; 2. France 802; 3. Argentina 784; 4. Spain 775; 5. Czech Republic 768; 6. Netherlands 758; 7. England 752; 8. Mexico and Portugal each 743 and 10. Italy 736.

DPA

Subject: German news

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