Korea Stands at 56th in FIFA Rankings

Germany, which won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, has reclaimed the top spot in the FIFA world rankings after 20 years. Germany edged up a notch to the No.1 position by earning 1,724 points in the latest rankings released on Thursday.

Argentina placed second, followed by the Netherlands, Colombia and Belgium. Brazil dropped four slots to seventh, while Spain, which held on to the top spot since September 2011, dropped to eighth.

Korea moved up a spot to 56th.

englishnews@chosun.com / Jul. 18, 2014 09:45 KST