Rio De Janeiro , June 5 IBNS | 2 months ago

As the world is waiting to witness the start of the FIFA World Cup, former champions and host nation Brazil jumped one spot in the ranking table top stand at the third position on Thursday.


"There has been some movement in the last edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking before the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™: although the leading duo of Spain and Germany remain unchanged,Brazil will start the tournament in third place, having leapfrogged Portugal, while Argentina (5th, up 2) and Switzerland (6th, up 2) have each climbed two places and England (10th, up 1) have returned to the top ten at the expense of Greece (12th, down 2)," fifa.com said.

The World Cup will begins from June 12.

Brazil is the host nation this time.

India, which will not be a part of the World Cup tournament, have dropped seven places to stand at the 154th position in the latest FIFA world rankings.

(Posted on 06-06-2014)