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FIFA rankings: Wales leapfrog England as Euro 2016 fallout shakes things up

Wales have moved above England in the latest FIFA world rankings courtesy of the Home Nations’ rather differing Euro 2016 campaigns.

Chris Coleman’s semi-finalists have climbed up to 11th, while England have dropped to 13th after their shock last-16 defeat to minnows Iceland.

Northern Ireland seem unfortunate to drop two places to 28 despite making it out of the group stage, while the Republic of Ireland are up to 31st.

Scotland – the only Home Nation not at France – fall to 50th after their summer off, which is below the likes of Albania, Venezuela and Korea Republic.

The top five have stayed the same, with Argentina top, Belgium second, then Colombia, Germany and back-to-back Copa America champions Chile.

Surprise Euro 2016 winners Portugal are up to sixth, but it is beaten finalists France who are the big movers, rising 10 places to seventh in the world.

Heavyweights Spain, Brazil and Italy complete the top 10, which shows what esteemed company Wales are in after a fantastic 12 months for the Red Dragons.

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