ZURICH: Germany and England moved up one place in the latest FIFA rankings ahead of Wednesday's round of friendlies while former European champion Greece is back in the top 10 for the first time since June 2008.
Current European champion Spain still leads the rankings ahead of Brazil, Netherlands and Italy.
Germany climbed up one spot to fifth while England rose one place to eighth. Greece went up two spots to 10th, replacing Egypt, which raced up the rankings after winning the African Cup of Nations, but has slipped to 17th.
Portugal slipped to sixth and Argentina to ninth.
The United States, which visits the Netherlands in a friendly on Wednesday, went down four spots to 18th. — AP