Wales have moved up to 11th and become the highest-ranked home nation in the latest Fifa world rankings, following their run to the semi-finals of this summer’s European Championships.
Chris Coleman’s side, who were 26th in the world before the tournament, climbed 15 places to sit just outside
England, who suffered a shock knockout in the Euros’ round-of-16 to Iceland, dropped two places into 13th.
Iceland, meanwhile, climbed 12 places up to 22nd, following their run to the quarter-finals of the competition.
Northern Ireland fall three places into 28th, despite qualifying from the group stage and reaching the round-of-16.
Portugal’s reward for winning the competition is a climb of two places into 6th. Argentina remain top of the rankings, despite their defeat to Chile in last month’s Copa America final.
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