Zurich, Switzerland (Betting Express) - The latest edition of the FIFA/Coca- Cola Men's World Rankings was released on Wednesday, and they saw Argentina move past Brazil and into fourth place.
A number of friendlies from the past month had an impact on the latest rankings, although Spain, the Netherlands and Germany remain in the top three spots respectively.
Argentina (4th, up 1) was able to overtake Brazil (5th, down 1) on the strength of a 2-1 win over Portugal, while Brazil suffered a 1-0 defeat in France which dropped them just below their South American rivals.
There was also one other change inside the top 10 as Portugal's defeat dropped them into ninth, with Croatia moving up to eighth.
The United States (19th, down 1) is still the highest-ranked team in the CONCACAF region, while Mexico remains in 27th.
A few teams used big jumps to get into the top 50 as Bulgaria (47th, up 4), Jamaica (48th, up 11) and Ecuador (49th, up 5) each moved up with Bosnia- Herzegovina and Austria both dropping.
The next edition of the FIFA Rankings will be published on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.