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FIFA Announce New World Rankings

FIFA has announced its latest world rankings, with Brazil defending their lead over Lionel Messi's Argentina, while just one African nation is in the top 20.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see the 10 highest ranked football nations, according to FIFA.

With only nine international games being played worldwide since the release of the April rankings, there were no changes in the top 10.

Brazil, who climbed to the top of the rankings for the first time in seven years last month, stayed at the head of the pack, followed by Argentina and 2014 FIFA World Cup champions Germany.

Chile and Colombia complete the top five, ahead of France, Belgium and 2016 UEFA European Championship winners Portugal.

Switzerland and Spain make up the final two sides in the top 10, while traditional powerhouses such as Italy (12) and England (14) find themselves outside the 10 highest ranked nations.

CAF's best representatives Egypt sit in 19th place, while 2010 FIFA World Cup runners-up Netherlands have fallen to 32nd spot.

Read: France Football Reveal Top 20 Highest Earning Players In 2016/17

Bafana Bafana remained unchanged in 64th position overall, and 12th on the African continent.

Which nation do you think is the favourite to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup? Have your say in the comments section below.

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