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India 135 in FIFA rankings

November 20, 2009 20:51 IST

India jumped three places to 135th in the latest FIFA rankings.

With 163 points to its credit, India shares the 135th spot with Myanmar and Equatorial Guinea.

India remains at 23rd among Asia countries behind Myanmar and ahead of Turkmenistan.

Among the Asian countries, Australia leads the pack at 21st, followed by Japan (43rd) and South Korea (52nd).

In global rankings, Spain dethroned Brazil from number one spot. The Netherlands, Italy and Portugal complete the top five.

The rankings are based on performances over the last four years. (last month's positions in brackets)

1. (2) Spain

2. (1) Brazil

3. (3) The Netherlands

4. (4) Italy

5. (10) Portugal

6. (5) Germany

7. (9) France

8. (6) Argentina

9. (7) England

10. (8) Croatia

11. (14) Cameroon

12. (16) Greece

13. (12) Russia

14. (11) United States

15. (18) Mexico

16. (19) Ivory Coast

17. (17) Chile

18. (13) Switzerland

19. (25) Uruguay

20. (20) Serbia