Belgium and Canada’s impact in 2021

Belgium and Canada's impact in 2021
  • Belgium ranks year-end No. 1 in the world rankings for the fourth consecutive year

  • With 130.32 points, Canada is the team that made the most improvement in terms of points in the coming year

  • Qatar moves into top 50 in 2022

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, only 352 International A matches were played in 2020. There had not been a calendar year with so few international matches since 1987 (323 games). In contrast, world football made up for lost time in 2021 with a record 1,116 games.

While the number of games has changed dramatically from last year to this year, the top-ranked team in the FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings remained unchanged. finished for the fourth time in a row Belgium calendar year as number one in the world, but only a hair ahead brazil, Which is 2.1 points behind. France Completes the podium at the end of 2021.

Canada (40.) is the team that has made the most improvement in terms of points in the last twelve months, i.e. 130.32 points. Entering into the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 and impressive results in qualifying for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ were important factors in the Canadians’ advancement.

Winner of UEFA Euro 2020 and Copa America 2021, Italy (6th as on December 2020, plus 115.77 marks) and Argentina (5th, 108.51 marks as compared to December 2020), were also able to drastically increase their score count this year.

same for him America (Submitted 103.51 marks as compared to 11th, December 2020) More England (fourth as of December 2020, plus 85.52 marks). Succeeded by African Teams Equatorial Guinea (114th, plus 59.78 points as compared to December 2020) Biggest improvement. it was in asia Saudi Arab (51st, plus 81.71 points as of December 2020).

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On the other hand, if you only look at the last month, it has changed from all Asian countries. Indonesia (164th, plus 11.13 points) was the biggest improvement. Algeria (29th, plus 3) as the winner of the FIFA Arabian Cup 2021™, Queue (48th, plus 3), who finished third in the tournament, and Thailand (115th, plus 3) places showed the greatest improvement.

The next FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings will be published on 10 February 2022.

world number one Belgium (unchanged)
New in Top 10 None
no longer in the top 10 None
Total number of international matches played 58
most international performances Algeria, Egypt, Qatar, Tunisia (6 games each)
Biggest improvement in marks Indonesia (plus 11.13 points)
Biggest improvement by locations Algeria, Qatar, Thailand (plus 3 locations)
Biggest drop on points Myanmar (minus 8.01 points)
Biggest drop by location Myanmar (minus 4 places)
newly listed None
no longer listed None
Teams not listed due to continued inactivity Cook Islands

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