Belgian National team has been crowned FIFA’s Team of the Year for the second time in a row after retaining top spot ahead of world champions France in the latest world rankings released on Thursday (Dec 19), football’s world governing body said.
Belgium won all 10 of their competitive matches in 2019, and also finished third in the World Cup in Russia in 2018. Brazil took the third spot while England moved up a spot to fourth place below Brazil while Uruguay are fifth.
Argentina (ninth) and Colombia (10th) entered the top 10 this year displacing Switzerland (12th) and Denmark (16th).
World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar were the biggest climbers as they moved up 38 places after winning the AFC Asia Cup.
Qatar, who will host the 2022 World Cup, were the biggest climbers in a year as they moved 38 places to sit 55th after gaining 138 points following their AFC Asian Cup win.
See the top 10 below…