Reranking the 2013 FIFA World Rankings

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After every major competition or qualifier, FIFA releases it's latest rankings of where each country in the world stands. These rankings can be the source of bitter arguments between soccer fans across the globe. If a country doesn't qualify for the World Cup or does poorly in a continental competition like the Euro, then it is unlikely to rise to prominence and capture the most coveted sporting trophy in the world.

There are perennial global powerhouses that have dominated soccer for the better part of the past few decades. Spain, 2010's World Cup winner, is usually at or near at the top of the rankings. Spain is the middle of its greatest run as a soccer power with many of its players in their collective prime and a strong young squad rising through the ranks. Germany, Brazil, Italy and Argentina are among the top teams on the FIFA World Rankings year in and year out. Many players from these countries perform at the highest level in the best professional soccer leagues all over the world.

Vote for the country you believe should sit atop of the FIFA World Rankings. These rankings will fluctuate due to the volatile nature international soccer, so it's up to you to decide what country deserves to be at the top of this Ultimate List.
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  1. 1
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    - 153

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Berlin 2

    ;
  2. 2
    + 158
    - 146


    Buenos Aires

    ;
  3. 3
    + 160
    - 143


    Amsterdam 5

    ;
  4. 4
    + 160
    - 170


    Madrid 1

    ;
  5. 5
    + 172
    - 172


    Brasília

    ;
  6. 6
    + 122
    - 141


    Rome 6

    ;
  7. 7
    + 112
    - 115


    Paris

    ;
  8. 8
    + 111
    - 106


    City of Brussels

    ;
  9. 9
    + 108
    - 143


    Lisbon 7

    ;
  10. 10
    + 91
    - 108


    Bogotá

    ;
  11. 11
    + 85
    - 122


    Montevideo 12

    ;
  12. 12
    + 78
    - 101


    Mexico City

    ;
  13. 13
    + 101
    - 144


    London

    ;
  14. 14
    + 64
    - 93


    Santiago

    ;
  15. 15
    + 49
    - 71


    Cardiff

    ;
  16. 16
    + 50
    - 74


    Bern

    ;
  17. 17
    + 70
    - 105


    Stockholm

    ;
  18. 18
    + 65
    - 112


    Zagreb

    ;
  19. 19
    + 43
    - 64


    Dublin

    ;
  20. 20
    + 54
    - 87


    Canberra

    ;
  21. 21
    + 13
    - 16

    added by beernbugs
    Ottawa

    ;
  22. 22
    + 45
    - 74


    Prague

    ;
  23. 23
    + 61
    - 106


    Moscow

    ;
  24. 24
    + 57
    - 93


    Tokyo

    ;
  25. 25
    + 82
    - 150


    Washington, D.C.

    ;
  26. 26
    + 47
    - 78


    Quito

    ;
  27. 27
    + 47
    - 78


    Ankara

    ;
  28. 28
    + 55
    - 97


    Athens

    ;
  29. 29
    + 55
    - 98


    Accra

    ;
  30. 30
    + 53
    - 88


    Yamoussoukro

    ;
  31. 31
    + 16
    - 23

    added by LukasOtapka
    Bratislava

    ;
  32. 32
    + 42
    - 77


    San José

    ;
  33. 33
    + 38
    - 61


    Bucharest

    ;
  34. 34
    + 42
    - 73


    Abuja

    ;
  35. 35
    + 11
    - 10


    Tunis

    ;
  36. 36
    + 44
    - 79

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Asunción

    ;
  37. 37
    + 9
    - 8


    Tbilisi

    ;
  38. 38
    + 9
    - 8


    Tórshavn

    ;
  39. 39
    + 38
    - 63


    Copenhagen

    ;
  40. 40
    + 48
    - 86


    Sarajevo

    ;
  41. 41
    + 34
    - 57


    Oslo

    ;
  42. 42
    + 35
    - 61


    Kiev

    ;
  43. 43
    + 38
    - 77


    Seoul

    ;
  44. 44
    + 26
    - 46


    Caracas

    ;
  45. 45
    + 29
    - 56


    Algiers

    ;
  46. 46
    + 35
    - 67


    Yaoundé

    ;
  47. 47
    + 27
    - 44

    added by AndrewSidhom
    Cairo

    ;
  48. 48
    + 35
    - 62


    Edinburgh

    ;
  49. 49
    + 35
    - 63


    Belgrade

    ;
  50. 50
    + 8
    - 10


    Reykjavik

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