Beating Germany has seen Ireland jump 12 places in the world rankings


We all know how special Ireland’s win over Germany was, its something most of us will talk about for a good while yet and now thanks to that win the country has jumped 12 places in the latest Fifa world rankings.

Martin O’Neill’s side are now sitting in 42nd spot, which sees them at their highest standing since April 2013. Belgium as expected top the rankings and are now officially the best side in the world.

Germany stay second with Argentina dropping to third. Top 10 countries include Portugal, Chile, Spain, Colombia, Brazil, Austria and England.