Iran moves one spot up in FIFA ranking

TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) – The national football team of Iran, commonly known as Team Melli, moved up one place to 29th in the latest FIFA published on Thursday.

Iran still is the best Asian team in the ranking with 1481 points, followed by Australia (1436), Japan (1414) and South Korea (1405).

Belgium sits top in the ranking with 1727 points while France (1726), Brazil (1676), Croatia (1634) and England (1631) stand next.

You can see the full ranking table here.

Team Melli is preparing itself for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup which is going to be held at United Arab Emirates where they will face Iraq, Yemen and Vietnam in the group stage. Queiroz’s men eye to claim the title for Iran after some 42 years.

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