FIFA ranks Germany first and Italy 14th

(AGI) Zurich, July 17 - World Cup champions Germany leads inFIFA's world rankings, followed by Argentina and then Holland.Italy has plunged to 14th place, down from 9th place. Previousworld champions Spain has dropped to eighth place. Among abatch of newcomers are Colombia in fourth place and Belgium infifth place. France has dropped to 10th place and Costa Rica isat 16th place, the best in its history. Uruguay is sixth,Switzerland is ninth, Brazil is seventh, Portugal is 11th andEngland is in 20th place. . .

(AGI) Zurich, July 17 - World Cup champions Germany leads inFIFA's world rankings, followed by Argentina and then Holland.Italy has plunged to 14th place, down from 9th place. Previousworld champions Spain has dropped to eighth place. Among abatch of newcomers are Colombia in fourth place and Belgium infifth place. France has dropped to 10th place and Costa Rica isat 16th place, the best in its history. Uruguay is sixth,Switzerland is ninth, Brazil is seventh, Portugal is 11th andEngland is in 20th place. . .