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Portugal moves up to 5th in FIFA rankings

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ZURICH (AP) -- Portugal has moved up to fifth in the monthly FIFA rankings after Cristiano Ronaldo's goals helped the country beat Sweden in the World Cup playoffs.

Portugal jumped nine places in the standings, while the United States dropped one to No. 14.

Spain leads an unchanged top four ahead of Germany, Argentina and Colombia. After Portugal, it's Uruguay at No. 6 followed by Italy, Switzerland, Netherlands and Brazil.

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