Italy have jumped over Brazil to lead the FIFA World Rankings for the first time since November 1993.
The Azzurri have brought the Selecao’s 55-month run as leaders to an end after the South American nation lost 2-0 to Portugal last week.
The World Cup winners were scheduled to play a friendly with Romania seven days ago, but the match was cancelled after rioting fans in Catania killed a policeman following a Serie A match.
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EDIT: 14/03/07 - Italy’s leadership of the FIFA World Rankings lasted just a month as Argentina took top spot in March. Full Story >>>