After winning the European Championship in 2008, the Spanish team led the FIFA Ranking for the first time in its history. Since then, Spain has dominated this classification prepared by the governing body of world football with some ups and downs but continuously since September 2011.
Now, after the fiasco involving participation in the Brazil World Cup 2014, Spain has not only lost the first place, but it falls to the octave. While these seven positions is not the most significant drop, as for example Portugal has also fallen seven more sleeps until the eleventh place, or England has lost eleven other to fill the twentieth position.
The leader of the standings is the new World Champion, Germany, breaking a streak of 20 years or the first unoccupied position. The defeat in the final, Argentina, remains in second place, while the Netherlands, third in the World, took the third place, and forgive the redundancy, having taken a major leap from 15th place. Read more »