Belgium edges France to end 2018 on top of FIFA rankings
FIFA says Belgium is a single ranking point — 1,727 to 1,726 — ahead of a French team which won their World Cup semifinal in Russia.
Iran at No. 29 will be the highest-ranked Asian team at the Asian Cup starting on Jan. 5.
Qatar, the 2022 World Cup host, is No. 93.
Senegal is Africa's best team at No. 23.