Home » Sport » FIFA Rankings: Croatia Officially 4th In The World

FIFA Rankings: Croatia Officially 4th In The World

Last month Croatia Week reported that Croatia were set to jump 5 places and be ranked the 4th best football team in the world when the latest FIFA rankings were next released. FIFA today have confirmed that report when it officially released its latest rankings.

Igor Stimac’s side sit in 4th place with 1191 points, putting them just behind Argentina. England have dropped down into 7th place.

The new ranking will be Croatia’s best since the golden generation of 1998 under coach Miroslav Ciro Blazevic, who were ranked 3rd in the world at the time after winning bronze at the FIFA World Cup in France.

FIFA Rankings as of 11 April:
1. Spain 1538
2. Germany 1428
3. Argentina 1292
4. CROATIA 1191
5. Portugal 1163
6. Columbia 1154
7. England 1135
8. Italy 1117
9. Netherlands 1093
10. Ecuador 1056

Share on:
0 / 5 (0 votes)

Sign up to receive the Croatia Week Newsletter

Related Posts

Croatia Among World’s TOP 20 Biggest Coffee Drinkers

Croatia is among the TOP 20 biggest coffee drinking nations in the world. Croatians guzzle down 4.9 kg per capita of coffee annually, putting them in 19th place in the world. With the London Coffee Festival starting today, The Telegraph have mapped the world’s biggest coffee drinking countries, according to statistics from the International Coffee...

11 Stunning Castles in Croatia

  By Iva Ralica There are beautiful fortresses and ruins with magnificent views over the surrounding areas, but we just might leave those for another article. Many others are used for other purposes, such as the beautiful Lužnica castle near Zaprešić, Vojković castle in Oroslavje and Miljana near Kumrovec. Some also are not in the...

[VIDEO] The Grand Tour in Zadar

British motoring television series presented by former Top Gear stars Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, have arrived in the Dalmatian city of Zadar. The trio happily chatted with tourists and locals this morning in Zadar where they are filming for their show. Check out the video below: Following their departures from the BBC...

Joan Miró Exhibition to Open in Rovinj

An exhibition of the works of the famous Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist, Joan Miró, opens in the Istrian town of Rovinj on Wednesday. The ‘Joan Miró – Forms of Freedom’ exhibition opens on 12 April 2017 at the Zavičajni museum in Rovinj and closes on 15 October 2017. Visitors will have the opportunity to...

[PHOTOS] Jamie Dornan Arrives on Set in Dubrovnik

Jamie Dornan has been spotted for the first time in Dubrovnik on Friday, after arriving earlier this week, The Dubrovnik Times revealed. Fresh from Sunday’s 2017 Oscars, Dornan avoided waiting cameramen when he arrived at Dubrovnik Airport on Tuesday, but was spotted in town today. The 34-year-old is in the southern Croatian coastal city to...