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Argentina second, Morocco on the verge of the top 10: FIFA ranking after the World Cup - Voila! Sport


The Albiceleste would have risen to the top if they had won the final after 90 or 120 minutes, Brazil is still first. Croatia also jumped, and where is Israel?

Argentina national team fans celebrate the victory in Buenos Aires (from YouTube)

The 2022 World Cup is already behind us, and the celebrations of the new world champion Argentina are also drawing to a close.

After the smoke cleared in Qatar, FIFA published today (Thursday) the updated world rankings after the prestigious tournament.

Although Argentina returned the trophy to South America after 20 years, the one who is at the top is precisely the biggest rival from the continent, Brazil, who was eliminated in the quarterfinals. The Albiceleste who are ranked instead The latter would have taken over the top had they beaten France in the final by 90 or 120 minutes and not been dragged into a penalty shootout.The Tricolors complete the top 3, with Belgium dropping two places to fourth and England completing the top five.

Still at the top, despite the disappointment in the World Cup.

Neymar (Photo: Reuters)

The only team that was not in the top 10 before the tournament and is now in it is Croatia, which rose from 12th to seventh place.

The one who vacated her place in the top ten is one of the disappointments of the tournament, Denmark, who dropped from 10th to 18th place.

In sixth place is the Netherlands, which rose two places, Italy, which did not participate in the World Cup, dropped two places to eighth place, Portugal remained ninth and Spain dropped from seventh to tenth place.

The surprise of the tournament, Morocco, rose from 22nd to 11th place.

The Israeli national team remains in 76th place, between Oman and Uzbekistan.

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  • Morocco national team

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Source: walla

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