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Croatia Ends 2012 Ranked 10th Best Side In The World

Croatia has ended 2012 ranked the 10th best football side in the world according to world football governing body FIFA.

The biggest mover in the Top 10 was Columbia, moving up 3 positions to 5th place. Portugal dropped 3 places to 7th, while Spain for the fifth year in a row topped the rankings.

FIFA Rankings:

1. Spain
2. Germany
3. Argentina
4. Italy
5. Columbia
6. England
7. Portugal
8. Holland
9. Russia
10. Croatia

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