International Soccer
 
                === Spain ends 2011 on top of FIFA Rankings ===
 
 Zurich,  Switzerland (Sports Network) - In the final edition of the FIFA/Coca-
 Cola  Men's World Rankings  for 2011, Spain has once again finished as the top
 team.
 
 The  defending  European and  World  Cup  champions  finish  the year  with  a
 comfortable  lead  at the top of  the rankings, while the Netherlands, Germany
 and  Uruguay  make up  the rest of  the top four  respectively, with the three
 teams separated by less than 60 points.
 
 There wasn't a lot of movement in the rankings from the past month since there
 were only 57 new "A" international fixtures during that time. But both Bosnia-
 Herzegovina  (20th, up 3) and Panama (49th, up 2) still managed to finish with
 their highest ever ranking.
 
 Mexico  (21st, down 1) ends the year as the highest rated team in the CONCACAF
 region while the United States finishes 2011 in 34th.
 
 The  first edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Men's World Rankings for 2012 will be
 released on Wednesday, January 18.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 12/21 11:49:12 ET

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