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Latest FIFA Rankings Announced

World football governing body FIFA has announced its latest rankings, with an African nation experiencing the biggest drop among the top 20, while Germany stayed ahead of Brazil despite not winning a game in 2018 so far.

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

Germany stayed at the top of the rankings, despite being winless in five games and having lost their past two matches in a row. The defending World Cup champions remained ahead of Brazil, while Belgium stayed in third position.

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal sit above Lionel Messi's Argentina, followed by Switzerland and France. Poland climbed two spots into eighth position, one ahead of Chile and two above Spain, who dropped two positions.

England climbed into 12th spot and Uruguay are now 14th, while the Netherlands appear in 17th position and Italy in 19th.

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Meanwhile, Africa's highest-ranked nation, Tunisia, fell seven places and now sit in 21st spot, while Bafana Bafana dropped two positions to 74th rank – 15th on the African continent.

Which nation do you think is the strongest going into the World Cup? Have your say in the comments section below.

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