What is the FIFA World Ranking and why is it important?
The FIFA world ranking is an important component of world football, but it remains a mystery to many fans and probably even a few within the game. It is intertwined with a number of FIFA competitions, meaning that it has a direct bearing on the futures of national teams.
Will the FIFA ranking system change after the 2018 World Cup?
Indeed, FIFA has indicated that it will once again review the ranking system after the 2018 World Cup, meaning that more changes could be in store. In the meantime, Goal has broken down how the current model works, with the World Cup draw looming on the horizon. WHAT IS THE FIFA WORLD RANKING?
When will the 2022 FIFA World Cup rankings be updated?
We will updates these rankings before and during the tournament in Qatar, which takes place from November 21 to December 18, 2022. Let us know what you think of the rankings below. Who should start for the USMNT at the 2022 World Cup?
Which country has won the FIFA World Cup the most times?
In 25 years, only eight teams have reached the top FIFA’s world ranking (Brazil, Germany, Argentina, Italy, France, Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands). During that time, Brazil have held top spot for the longest overall period. Are you ready? This may take some time!