US drops 1 spot to 29th in FIFA rankings

Updated: May 9, 2013, 1:42 PM ET
Associated Press

The United States has dropped one spot to 29th in the FIFA rankings.

World and European champion Spain held the top spot for the 19th straight month, and the top 10 remained unchanged. Germany was second, followed by Argentina, Croatia, Portugal, Colombia, England, Italy, Netherlands and Ecuador.

Only seven international games were played in the month before the rankings were released Thursday.

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