Belgium have joined world champions France at the top of the FIFA world rankings, while the Republic of Ireland have dropped one place to 30th.

For the first time in the 25 year history of the rankings, two teams are at the summit, with Belgium’s two victories helping them join Les Blues in top spot.

Ireland, having lost 4-1 to Wales in the Nations League and drawn away to Poland in a friendly, drop to 30th position, with Ukraine moving into 29th position. Martin O’Neill’s side are one place ahead of Paraguay.

The only other change in the top 10 sees Denmark slip a place to 10th. Germany are up three places to 12th.

Brazil lie in third, ahead of Croatia and Uruguay. Gareth Southgate’s England occupy sixth place, with Portugal, Switzerland, Spain and the Danes completing the top 10.

Top 10 FIFA world rankings:

1. France

1. Belgium

3. Brazil

4. Croatia

5. Uruguay

6. England

7. Portugal

8. Switzerland

9. Spain

10. Denmark