Brazil’s midfielder Marcelo (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring against Paraguay during their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match in Sao Paulo, Brazil on March 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / NELSON ALMEIDA
Brazil remain top of the latest FIFA world rankings published on Thursday which remain largely unchanged.
The South Americans – five-time World Cup winners — had surged to the top spot for the first time in seven years last month at the expense of great rivals Argentina.
World champions Germany are third followed by Chile and Colombia in a South American-dominated top five.