End Of Year FIFA World Rankings

Netherlands v Argentina: Semi Final - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Argentina ended 2016 as the number one team in the world in FIFA’s World Rankings. The Argentinians finished with 1634 points, 90 points of Brazil’s 1544 points. The top 10 was rounded out by Germany, Chile, Belgium, Colombia, France, Portugal, Uruguay, and Spain. The United States Men’s National Soccer Team finished as the 28th team in the world. Other notables are England at 13, Italy at 16, Mexico at 18, and Netherlands at 22. With FIFA Club World Cup tickets now on sale, it is interesting to see where these countries stand. Below is the top 100 teams in the world at the end of 2016 in FIFA’s World Rankings.

Rank Team Total Points Previous Points +/- Positions Avg. AVG WGT Avg. AVG WGT Avg. AVG WGT Avg. AVG WGT
1 ARGArgentina 1634(1634.02) 1634 0 903.24 903.24 662.66 331.33 937.59 281.28 590.90 118.18
2 BRABrazil 1544(1544.05) 1544 0 879.22 879.22 584.70 292.35 796.05 238.81 668.33 133.67
3 GERGermany 1433(1432.54) 1433 0 752.68 752.68 478.66 239.33 1090.54 327.16 566.83 113.37
4 CHIChile 1404(1403.96) 1404 0 739.73 739.73 763.35 381.68 523.75 157.12 627.18 125.44
5 BELBelgium 1368(1367.77) 1368 0 600.01 600.01 764.94 382.47 849.03 254.71 652.93 130.59
6 COLColombia 1345(1344.7) 1345 0 746.52 746.52 459.85 229.92 805.97 241.79 632.31 126.46
7 FRAFrance 1305(1305.41) 1305 0 862.90 862.90 290.76 145.38 700.29 210.09 435.22 87.04
8 PORPortugal 1229(1229.12) 1229 0 617.85 617.85 635.88 317.94 570.26 171.08 611.29 122.26
9 URUUruguay 1187(1187.31) 1187 0 620.21 620.21 532.30 266.15 585.86 175.76 625.97 125.19
10 ESPSpain 1166(1165.66) 1166 0 507.92 507.92 783.37 391.69 420.42 126.12 699.69 139.94
11 SUISwitzerland 1129(1128.75) 1129 0 602.17 602.17 490.21 245.11 523.66 157.10 621.89 124.38
12 WALWales 1121(1120.86) 1121 0 610.14 610.14 622.99 311.50 433.23 129.97 346.28 69.26
13 ENGEngland 1114(1114.45) 1114 0 568.56 568.56 595.78 297.89 523.32 156.99 455.04 91.01
14 CROCroatia 1103(1103.27) 1103 0 632.53 632.53 493.37 246.69 459.98 137.99 430.28 86.06
15 POLPoland 1087(1086.72) 1089 0 702.26 702.26 435.41 217.71 436.18 130.85 179.50 35.90
16 ITAItaly 1083(1082.6) 1083 0 597.80 597.80 442.43 221.22 519.52 155.86 538.69 107.74
17 CRCCosta Rica 1041(1040.55) 1041 0 631.38 631.38 248.13 124.07 609.67 182.90 511.01 102.20
18 MEXMexico 1012(1012) 1012 0 575.48 575.48 440.96 220.48 447.86 134.36 408.43 81.69
19 PERPeru 965(965.37) 965 0 638.51 638.51 377.23 188.62 203.83 61.15 385.46 77.09
20 ECUEcuador 890(890.45) 890 0 402.61 402.61 594.08 297.04 392.03 117.61 365.92 73.18
21 ISLIceland 889(889.28) 889 0 490.08 490.08 366.76 183.38 435.40 130.62 426.00 85.20
22 NEDNetherlands 887(887.14) 887 0 362.21 362.21 308.22 154.11 884.29 265.29 527.71 105.54
23 IRLRepublic of Ireland 858(857.64) 858 0 447.20 447.20 583.17 291.59 248.29 74.49 221.86 44.37
24 TURTurkey 851(850.58) 851 0 363.41 363.41 673.76 336.88 267.81 80.34 349.77 69.95
25 SVKSlovakia 837(837.07) 837 0 387.16 387.16 409.04 204.52 638.53 191.56 269.15 53.83
26 HUNHungary 826(826.32) 826 0 366.73 366.73 628.32 314.16 291.79 87.54 289.42 57.88
27 BIHBosnia and Herzegovina 825(825.47) 825 0 367.05 367.05 506.77 253.39 346.68 104.00 505.17 101.03
28 USAUSA 822(822) 822 0 422.15 422.15 341.68 170.84 327.31 98.19 654.09 130.82
29 IRNIran 814(814.49) 797 1 468.14 468.14 386.41 193.21 213.77 64.13 445.05 89.01
30 UKRUkraine 804(803.65) 804 -1 363.62 363.62 387.14 193.57 404.33 121.30 625.82 125.16
31 AUTAustria 773(773.49) 773 0 205.01 205.01 641.95 320.98 548.70 164.61 414.48 82.90
32 NIRNorthern Ireland 767(767.31) 767 0 336.98 336.98 510.05 255.03 437.55 131.27 220.19 44.04
33 SENSenegal 755(754.74) 755 0 401.78 401.78 313.07 156.54 466.48 139.94 282.37 56.47
34 CIVCôte d’Ivoire 746(746.44) 738 0 285.14 285.14 531.11 265.55 364.52 109.36 431.97 86.39
35 TUNTunisia 738(737.54) 738 -1 371.57 371.57 267.41 133.71 549.99 165.00 336.37 67.27
36 EGYEgypt 719(718.83) 719 0 421.05 421.05 308.76 154.38 222.65 66.80 383.01 76.60
37 KORKorea Republic 699(699.47) 699 0 401.08 401.08 393.37 196.69 188.04 56.41 226.44 45.29
38 ALGAlgeria 692(692.49) 692 0 273.77 273.77 366.92 183.46 530.47 159.14 380.58 76.12
39 ROURomania 690(689.55) 690 0 191.18 191.18 465.23 232.61 625.49 187.65 390.56 78.11
40 PARParaguay 684(683.6) 684 0 367.18 367.18 439.61 219.80 145.67 43.70 264.59 52.92
41 SWESweden 675(675.35) 675 0 302.57 302.57 463.59 231.80 238.61 71.58 347.00 69.40
42 GREGreece 674(674.34) 674 0 340.62 340.62 251.68 125.84 328.47 98.54 546.70 109.34
43 CZECzech Republic 671(671.35) 671 0 234.14 234.14 368.28 184.14 596.59 178.98 370.50 74.10
44 SRBSerbia 647(646.93) 647 0 344.61 344.61 296.07 148.04 220.51 66.15 440.63 88.13
45 JPNJapan 644(644.3) 644 0 358.14 358.14 344.68 172.34 240.51 72.15 208.37 41.67
46 DENDenmark 643(643.11) 643 0 289.97 289.97 310.70 155.35 380.53 114.16 418.15 83.63
47 AUSAustralia 641(641.49) 636 1 360.57 360.57 438.30 219.15 47.49 14.25 237.59 47.52
48 CODCongo DR 638(638.43) 638 -1 330.67 330.67 320.03 160.01 321.31 96.39 256.79 51.36
49 ALBAlbania 618(617.93) 618 0 239.65 239.65 400.53 200.26 393.92 118.18 299.25 59.85
50 BFABurkina Faso 617(617.37) 616 0 408.27 408.27 112.33 56.16 243.93 73.18 398.80 79.76
51 NGANigeria 616(615.68) 616 -1 341.39 341.39 190.74 95.37 309.70 92.91 430.04 86.01
51 SVNSlovenia 616(615.53) 616 -1 314.44 314.44 251.90 125.95 266.37 79.91 476.15 95.23
53 GHAGhana 611(611.1) 611 0 223.98 223.98 406.57 203.28 310.17 93.05 453.96 90.79
54 KSASaudi Arabia 605(605.09) 589 2 372.94 372.94 279.50 139.75 131.57 39.47 264.67 52.93
55 ISRIsrael 595(594.72) 595 -1 318.04 318.04 120.57 60.28 499.41 149.82 332.89 66.58
56 RUSRussia 592(591.98) 592 -1 170.61 170.61 500.94 250.47 346.09 103.83 335.38 67.08
57 MARMorocco 587(586.71) 587 0 354.31 354.31 280.59 140.29 141.17 42.35 248.77 49.75
58 PANPanama 584(584.11) 584 0 310.08 310.08 269.73 134.87 189.81 56.94 411.11 82.22
59 VENVenezuela 581(580.98) 581 0 375.83 375.83 231.84 115.92 0.00 0.00 446.14 89.23
60 MLIMali 569(569.25) 569 1 324.50 324.50 229.27 114.64 237.87 71.36 293.75 58.75
60 RSASouth Africa 569(569.12) 571 0 306.25 306.25 204.54 102.27 316.36 94.91 328.47 65.69
62 UZBUzbekistan 563(562.91) 558 0 331.29 331.29 246.73 123.36 180.02 54.01 271.29 54.26
63 MNEMontenegro 549(549.38) 549 0 368.56 368.56 116.94 58.47 268.36 80.51 209.19 41.84
64 UAEUnited Arab Emirates 542(541.92) 537 0 271.90 271.90 327.95 163.97 142.29 42.69 316.78 63.36
65 CMRCameroon 534(534.37) 534 0 229.04 229.04 244.40 122.20 351.41 105.42 388.52 77.70
66 BENBenin 531(531.39) 526 0 311.10 311.10 259.68 129.84 191.44 57.43 165.12 33.02
67 SCOScotland 524(524.11) 524 0 196.45 196.45 247.61 123.80 365.31 109.59 471.33 94.27
68 GNBGuinea-Bissau 515(515.46) 515 0 401.63 401.63 104.90 52.45 204.61 61.38 0.00 0.00
69 GUIGuinea 507(507.48) 500 2 187.00 187.00 258.64 129.32 442.50 132.75 292.03 58.41
70 CGOCongo 504(504.11) 504 0 187.91 187.91 359.94 179.97 305.21 91.56 223.35 44.67
71 BULBulgaria 492(491.98) 492 1 259.88 259.88 226.29 113.14 250.89 75.27 218.48 43.70
72 UGAUganda 490(490.48) 488 1 217.63 217.63 327.44 163.72 235.68 70.70 192.12 38.42
73 HAIHaiti 489(489.26) 505 -4 289.64 289.64 222.98 111.49 222.06 66.62 107.54 21.51
74 BLRBelarus 470(469.76) 470 0 222.26 222.26 346.89 173.45 139.19 41.76 161.49 32.30
75 HONHonduras 467(467.42) 461 1 292.44 292.44 112.94 56.47 102.14 30.64 439.39 87.88
75 CUWCuraçao 467(466.63) 467 0 364.44 364.44 136.71 68.35 95.20 28.56 26.40 5.28
77 JAMJamaica 463(463.27) 461 -1 176.22 176.22 373.94 186.97 233.14 69.94 150.70 30.14
78 TRITrinidad and Tobago 451(451.5) 454 0 141.02 141.02 350.20 175.10 319.81 95.94 197.15 39.43
79 GUAGuatemala 450(450.36) 450 0 273.26 273.26 152.26 76.13 300.90 90.27 53.48 10.70
80 CPVCape Verde Islands 443(442.66) 443 0 53.13 53.13 397.61 198.80 345.77 103.73 434.99 87.00
80 SKNSt. Kitts and Nevis 443(442.64) 443 0 301.16 301.16 169.98 84.99 188.28 56.48 0.00 0.00
82 CHNChina PR 427(426.52) 423 1 222.70 222.70 257.86 128.93 141.43 42.43 162.33 32.47
83 FROFaroe Islands 422(422.49) 422 1 229.35 229.35 216.56 108.28 270.27 81.08 18.89 3.78
83 NORNorway 422(421.95) 422 1 143.25 143.25 344.69 172.34 237.61 71.28 175.34 35.07
85 LBYLibya 417(417.45) 417 1 216.75 216.75 209.76 104.88 166.68 50.00 229.08 45.82
86 ARMArmenia 412(412.05) 412 1 255.57 255.57 73.43 36.71 86.88 26.06 468.56 93.71
87 QATQatar 411(411) 409 1 210.60 210.60 239.31 119.66 177.71 53.31 137.17 27.43
88 ZAMZambia 401(400.56) 374 3 166.18 166.18 200.15 100.08 350.82 105.25 145.29 29.06
89 KENKenya 395(394.51) 397 0 225.29 225.29 204.73 102.37 106.59 31.98 174.40 34.88
90 AZEAzerbaijan 386(386.15) 386 0 237.22 237.22 184.70 92.35 42.59 12.78 219.01 43.80
91 TOGTogo 385(385.32) 374 0 199.37 199.37 95.09 47.55 257.13 77.14 306.30 61.26
92 RWARwanda 373(373.15) 336 9 174.83 174.83 140.86 70.43 379.54 113.86 70.12 14.02
93 ATGAntigua and Barbuda 370(370.44) 433 -11 181.23 181.23 218.88 109.44 265.89 79.77 0.00 0.00
94 FINFinland 368(367.62) 368 -1 31.98 31.98 422.52 211.26 189.71 56.91 337.35 67.47
95 BOLBolivia 359(358.52) 359 0 139.58 139.58 288.97 144.48 88.83 26.65 239.03 47.81
96 SLESierra Leone 355(355.23) 357 0 221.17 221.17 116.52 58.26 120.50 36.15 198.23 39.65
96 SYRSyria 355(354.88) 363 -2 220.19 220.19 208.79 104.40 51.00 15.30 74.98 15.00
98 KAZKazakhstan 354(354.28) 354 -1 219.75 219.75 169.46 84.73 90.11 27.03 113.89 22.78
99 NAMNamibia 347(346.85) 347 -1 216.01 216.01 125.22 62.61 162.27 48.68 97.78 19.56
100 SWZSwaziland 343(342.91) 343 0 208.85 208.85 209.43 104.71 90.97 27.29 10.32 2.06