England climb to sixth in Fifa world rankings after reaching 2018 World Cup semi-finals

Sports Staff
The Independent

England's World Cup success has seen them climb to sixth place in FIFA's world rankings.

Gareth Southgate's side have jumped six places after reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup last month.

England beat Colombia and Sweden in the knockout stages in Russia before losing to Croatia in the semi-finals.

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France have taken over top spot from Germany, who have crashed 14 places after flopping in Russia when they failed to make the knockout stages.

Belgium have climbed to second spot after reaching the World Cup semi-finals as Brazil dropped to third.

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