China News Agency, Beijing, June 23. On the 23rd, Beijing time, FIFA announced the latest world rankings of each team.
Chinese men fell to 78th in the world with 1304.02 points, hitting a new low in four years.
At the same time, the Asian ranking of the Chinese men's football team fell out of the top ten, ranking 11th.
In this issue of the world rankings, the top three teams are Brazil, Belgium and Argentina.
Among Asian teams, the highest ranked team is Iran (23), followed by Japan (24) and South Korea (28).
Australia (39), Qatar (49), Saudi Arabia (53), United Arab Emirates (69), Iraq (70), Oman (75) and Uzbekistan (77) are in the fourth to 10th place .
The last time the Chinese men's football team participated in the official FIFA competition was the Asian top 12 in the preliminaries for the end of March this year. In the final round of the competition with the Oman team, the national football team lost 0:2 to the opponent, thus winning 1, 3 and 6. The negative result ended the journey to the top 12 and missed the World Cup again.
Compared with the rankings in March this year, the latest world rankings and Asian rankings of the national football team have both dropped by one place, setting the worst world ranking of the national football team in four years.
From 2018 to the present, the national football team's highest world ranking is 65th.
Historically, the worst ranking of the Chinese men's football team was in March 2013, when it ranked 109th in the world and 13th in Asia; while the highest ranking of the Chinese men's football team in the world was in December 1998, when It ranks 37th in the world and 6th in Asia.
In the latest women's football world rankings released earlier, the Chinese women's football team ranks 16th in the world and 4th in Asia.
The top three women's football teams in the world are the United States, Sweden and France, and the top three in Asia are North Korea (10), Australia (12) and Japan (13).