Brazil, the 2014 World Cup host, crashed out of the top 10 in the FIFA world rankings as Australia, Asia's No.2 side, moved up one spot to 23rd.
It is the first time since the standings were created in August 1993 that Brazil has not been in the top 10 - after dropping six places to 11th.
World and European champion Spain increased its lead after winning EURO 2012 with Germany second, swapping spots with Uruguay.
England moved to fourth from sixth while Portugal, fifth, and Italy, sixth, were the big movers.
Argentina is steady in seventh, Netherlands slipped four spots to eight while Croatia and Denmark round out the top 10.
Japan heads the AFC contingent at number 20, three places ahead of the Socceroos.
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Midfielder Nick Carle will return to Sydney FC after a 12-month loan deal with Bani Yas in the United Arab Emirates Pro League.