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Only 73 Nations Better Than Iceland in Football

The Icelandic national football (soccer) team in men’s football has jumped 19 places on the FIFA World Ranking List between months. The new list was published yesterday where Iceland ranked 73, nine places higher than Finland.

football_iceland_faroes01_150812_psIceland playing the Faroe Islands in Reykjavík in August 2012. Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

Denmark is the top Nordic nation at number 20, Sweden is four places lower and Norway is number 30. The Faroe Islands are 161 places lower than Spain, which holds first place. Germany is number two on the list and Argentina number three.

Iceland’s 2:1 victory over Slovenia in Ljubliana in the in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Qualifiers in March is the reason for this development, mbl.is reports.

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