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Brazil on top again in latest FIFA rankings

Brazil will head into the 2010 World Cup as the top-ranked team in the world, according to the latest FIFA rankings, which were released this morning.

The United States stayed put at 14th.

The top eight teams, all with a legit shot to take home the World Cup title, remained unchanged. Spain followed in second place, followed by Portugal, Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Argentina and England.

France moved up one spot to ninth, while Croatia, which is not participating in the World Cup, is ranked 10th. The United States' other first-round opponents, Slovenia and Algeria, are ranked 25th and 30th, repsectively.

For the complete rankings, click here.

For our updated list of the groups and rankings, click here.


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