Zurich: Spain will begin its defense of the European Championship as the world's top-ranked team, while Germany lost its No. 2 slot to Uruguay in FIFA's latest standings.
Germany fell to No. 3, ahead of its Euro 2012 group opponent the Netherlands. Group B rival Portugal plummeted from No. 5 to 10th.
Brazil and England each rose one place to No. 5 and 6, respectively. Argentina climbed two to No. 7.