France, with 810 points, leads Brazil by 15 points. Argentina and Italy complete the top four. In the past month Brazil lost a World Cup qualifier to Uruguay and its opening Copa America match to Mexico.
Paraguay advanced two places to eighth ahead of the Czech Republic, down two to ninth, and the Netherlands, which dropped one place to tenth
Uruguay climbed 10 spots to No. 30 after beating Brazil and reaching the Copa America quarterfinals, while Costa Rica achieved its highest ranking of 33rd following three wins. Australia, the biggest climber in the past year, rose four places to No. 50.