Red Devils reach a historic 4th place in FIFA ranking


Since 23 October, the Belgian national football team, the Red Devils (Rode Duivels), has been placed at number 4 in the new FIFA ranking. This is the highest ever ranking for Belgium since the world ranking list was introduced in December 1992.

After the World Cup in 2014 the Red Devils were at number 5, equalling their record position in October 2013. In the current world ranking Belgium has 1,388 points, overtaking the Netherlands in 5th place, with 1,375 points. World champion Germany (1,669) stays at number one, ahead of Argentina (1,565) and Colombia (1,420).

Every month world football association FIFA publicises a new FIFA Coca/Cola World Ranking based on the performances of all football countries in the world. The next FIFA-ranking is announced on 27 November.