Brazil, Argentina and Denmark have also risen - up to fifth, seventh and ninth respectively.
Portugal fell five places to 10th after a goalless draw against FYR Macedonia and a 3-1 defeat against Turkey in the build-up to Euro 2012.
Republic of Ireland remain 18th ahead of their campaign in Poland and Ukraine.
Scotland leapt seven positions to 41st and Wales advanced three places to 38th, but Northern Ireland dropped three spots to 103rd.
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Neymar's move from Santos to Barcelona is no doubt the biggest summer transfer.
Germany is one of the top teams ever and they will play the US on Sunday.
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The USA will wear their blue away jersey against Jamaica in their World Cup qualifier on Friday night.
England will debut their new away jersey against Brazil at the Maracana Stadium on Sunday. Get in the Gear
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Jamaica is in need of a win against the U.S. Get the jersey of the Reggae Boyz.
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Barcelona will wear this new home soccer jersey next season. They also have a new away jersey. Get them both.