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USA fall to No. 31 in FIFA World Rankings

Argentina are still top dogs

Germany v USA - International Friendly Photo by Simon Hofmann/Bongarts/Getty Images

The United States men's national team have fallen two spots in the latest edition of the FIFA World Rankings. After being in a tie for No. 29 in May, the USA fell to No. 31.

Seeing as how the team hasn't played any meaningful matches since March, the likely cause for this is some negative results overtaking the positive ones at the back end of the window FIFA uses to compile their rankings.

Argentina and Belgium stay 1 and 2 this month, while the USMNT's opening match opponent for the Copa America, Colombia, have moved into the Top 3.

Chile (5), Brazil (7), and Uruguay (9) round out the Copa America participants in the Top 10.

Costa Rica and Paraguay, the USA's two other Group A opponents, are ranked 23 and 44 respectively.

Mexico are the highest ranked CONCACAF team, staying steady in the No. 16 spot of the rankings.

On the eve of the Copa America, the last rankings shows that CONCACAF and CONMEBOL are two strong federations heading towards a collision in a high quality international tournament.