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Euro champ Portugal No. 6 in FIFA rankings; US up to No. 25
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ZURICH (AP) — European champion Portugal has risen two places to No. 6 in the FIFA rankings. The United States has jumped six spots to No. 25 after its semifinal finish at Copa America.
Argentina remains No. 1 despite losing to Chile in the Copa America final for the second straight year. Chile stays at No. 5
Belgium holds at No. 2 after losing to Wales in the European Championship quarterfinals. Wales climbed 15 places to No. 11.
Colombia at No. 3 and Germany at No. 4 are in an unchanged top five. Euro 2016 runner-up France is No. 7, up 10 places. Iceland, a huge surprise at Euro 2016, is No 22, a leap of 12 spots for its best ranking ever.
Mexico leads CONCACAF nations at No. 14, and Algeria is Africa’s best at No. 32. No. 39 Iran leads Asia, and Oceania champion New Zealand has soared 54 places to No. 93.