FIFA ranking latest: Best international teams in the world

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The FIFA ranking table is a source of much debate among football fans, with arguments over whether or not it is a true reflection of a team's quality persisting through the years.

Nevertheless, it remains an important aspect of the international game, with the world governing body using the system to determine seeding order for tournament and qualification draws.

GOAL has the latest FIFA ranking below.

(June 23, 2022 edition)

  • Neymar Raphinha BrazilGetty

    1Brazil

    Federation: CONMEBOL

    Previous ranking: 1


  • Kevin De Bruyne Belgium Goal50 SLIDELISTGetty

    2Belgium

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 2



  • Lionel Messi Argentina 2022 World Cup qualifiersGetty

    3Argentina

    Federation: CONMEBOL

    Previous ranking: 4

  • Kylian Mbappe France 2022Getty Images

    4France

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 3



  • Harry Kane England Switzerland 2022Getty

    5England

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 5



  • Spain - Albania Ferran TorresGetty

    6Spain

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 7



  • Lorenzo Pellegrini Italy 2022Getty

    7Italy

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 6



  • Virgil van Dijk, Netherlands vs Gibraltar 2021Getty

    8Netherlands

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 10



  • Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 2021Getty

    9Portugal

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 8



  • Christian Eriksen Kasper Schmeichel DenmarkGetty

    10Denmark

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 11



  • Germany celebrate 2022Getty Images

    11Germany

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 12



  • Raul Jimenez Mexico 2021Getty/GOAL

    12Mexico

    Federation: CONCACAF

    Previous ranking: 9





  • Luis Suarez Uruguay 2022Getty Images

    13Uruguay

    Federation: CONMEBOL 

    Previous ranking: 13



  • Christian Pulisic United States USMNTGetty

    14USA

    Federation: CONCACAF

    Previous ranking: 15



  • Luka Modric CroatiaGetty

    15Croatia

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 16



  • Switzerland CelebratingGetty Images

    16Switzerland

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 14



  • Luis Diaz Colombia 2021Getty Images

    17Colombia

    Federation: CONMEBOL

    Previous ranking: 17




  • Sadio Mane Edouard Mendy Senegal 2022Getty Images

    18Senegal

    Federation: CAF

    Previous ranking: 20



  • Gareth Bale Wales 2021-22Getty Images

    19Wales

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 18



  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic SwedenAFP

    20Sweden

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 19



  • Yotun Peru Paraguay Eliminatorias 29032022Getty Images

    21Peru

    Federation: CONMEBOL

    Previous ranking: 22



  • Achraf Hakimi Morocco 2022Getty Images

    22Morocco

    Federation: AFC

    Previous ranking: 24



  • ardar Azmoun (L) and Mehdi Taremi of Iran.jpg(C)Getty Images

    23Iran

    Federation: AFC

    Previous ranking: 21



  • Maya Yoshida Japan 2022Getty Images

    24Japan

    Federation: AFC

    Previous ranking: 23



  • Dusan Vlahovic Serbia 2021Getty Images

    25Serbia

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 25



  • Robert Lewandowski Poland 2022Getty Images

    26Poland

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 28



  • Oleksandr Zinchenko Ukraine 2022Getty

    27Ukraine

    Federation: UEFA

    Previous ranking: 27



  • Son Heung-min South Korea 2022Getty Images

    28South Korea

    Federation: AFC

    Previous ranking: 29



  • Ben Brereton Diaz ChileGetty

    29Chile

    Federation: CONMEBOL

    Previous ranking: 26

  • Tunisia Youssef Msakni 2022Getty

    30Tunisia

    Federation: CAF

    Previous ranking: 35