Socceroos stay inside FIFA's top 20

by Mark van Aken on May 18, 2011

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Australia remains in 20th place in FIFA's latest Coca-Cola rankings.

Spain remains securely in pole position from Holland, Brazil and Germany.

Japan is Asia’s highest ranked team in 14th place.

The Socceroos upcoming opponents in its June friendlies, New Zealand and Serbia, are ranked 60th and 16th respectively.

The Socceroos achieved their highest ranking, 14th, in September 2009. The nation’s lowest ranking was 92nd in 2000.

On the women’s ledger, which was updated in March, the Matildas are ranked as FIFA’s 11th best side.