This ranking also helped Vietnam occupy the 13th spot among Asian teams.

The national men’s football team.

The nation topped Southeast Asia, followed by Thailand, world No 106, with 1,178 points.

Belgium still topped the FIFA rankings, followed by Brazil, the UK, Portugal, and Spanish.

Vietnam witnessed a strong surge in the rankings in the past decade, leaping by 45 spots from the 137th in 2010.

Source: VNA