FIFA rankings: Argentina No. 1, USA below Iceland, Mexico, Algeria

FIFA's rankings for October have been released, and the United States has fallen a spot ahead of next week's CONCACAF Cup against Mexico, where the winner books a spot in the Confederations Cup in 2017.

The US fell one spot to No. 29, while Mexico is No. 27. Argentina is still No. 1, while the top five include No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Colombia. 

Let's take a look at the top 10:

1. Argentina
2. Germany
3. Belgium
4. Portugal
5. Colombia
6. Spain
7. Brazil
8. Wales
9. Chile
10. England

The Americans are behind countries such as No. 8 Wales, No. 13 Romania, No. 19 Algeria and No. 23 Iceland. 

Here's where they stand:

23. Iceland
24. Ukraine
25. Ghana
26. Russia
27. Mexico
28. Denmark
29. USA
30. Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Mexico vs. US will take place on Oct. 10 in Pasadena. 

Michael Bradley and the US are No. 29. (USATSI)
CBS Sports Writer

Roger Gonzalez is an award-winning writer based in Virginia that has covered pro soccer from Europe's top clubs to Argentina's first division. Roger started out his pro soccer writing career with Full Bio

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