Red Devils drop to 4th in FIFA World Rankings

Red Devils drop to 4th in FIFA World Rankings
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The Red Devils will drop two spots to 4th place in the new FIFA World Rankings, owing to their poor performance in the competition, which saw them ousted in the group stages. The official rankings are to be released on Thursday, this is Belgium's lowest ranking in almost four years.

The Red Devils were forced to relinquish first place in the FIFA World Rankings to Brazil in March of this year, the first time in over three years. This was a sign of things to come, as they were eliminated at the group stages of the World Cup in Qatar.

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As a result, they have now fallen to the fourth spot in the rankings, having been surpassed by finalists France in third place, newly crowned world champions Argentina in second, and Brazil maintaining the top place despite a lacklustre quarter-final exit.

Furthermore, the two losing World Cup semi-finalists, Croatia and Morocco, were the largest climbers in the latest standings, rising five and eleven spots to seventh and eleventh in the rankings respectively.

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