Iran’s national soccer team stays put in latest FIFA rankings

Press TV – The Iran men’s national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, has maintained its position in the latest edition of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) rankings, staying in the world’s 36th spot.

According to the latest monthly rankings released by the world’s soccer governing body, Team Melli accumulated 727 points and maintained its place as the best Asian soccer team.

Other Asian teams were Australia, which maintained its place to sit in the 40th slot in the latest rankings with 700 points, followed by Japan and South Korea, which settled in the 60th and 61st spots respectively with 528 and 520 points.

Japan and South Korea stayed put in the global rankings of national soccer teams.

The Germany national football team, also known as Die Mannschaft, remains the top-ranked soccer team in the world, with 1,544 points.

Brazil garnered 1,384 points to win the second position, while third-place Belgium gained 1,346 points.

Portugal also upheld its place and stood fourth with 1,306 points.