- Associated Press - Thursday, June 2, 2016

ZURICH (AP) - Argentina will kick off the Copa America as the world’s top-ranked team, and No. 2 Belgium goes to the European Championship as the best on its continent.

Colombia, which opens the Copa America on Friday against host United States, moved up one place to No. 3. Germany is No. 4.

Defending Copa America champion Chile dropped two places to No. 5 before playing Argentina on Monday.

Mexico is the top-ranked CONCACAF team at No. 16. The United States dropped two to No. 31.

Euro 2016 host France climbed four to No. 17 after beating Cameroon in a warm-up friendly this week.

Algeria is the top African nation at No. 32, and No. 39 Iran is Asia’s best.

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