In April the Russian team was ranked in FIFA ranking 61 th place, then what was the worst position in the history of the team. During this time, Israel and Montenegro rose to eight and ten respectively — and the Russian team has updated the record. Within a month, the Russian players have not played a single match.
Now the FIFA rankings headed by team of Brazil, which a month ago came in first place for the first time in seven years. The second are the Argentines, completing the top three world Champions, the Germans.
To the world championship team Russia will hold only a few official matches the team will play in the confederations Cup. In the rest of the team will be forced to carry out only friendly matches. It was planned that the team will participate in the qualifying tournament for the 2018 world Cup out of the championship to have match practice, but in the tournament the Russians is not enough . Team Kosovo won the right to play in international competitions before the start of the qualifying tournament and took the place of Russia in one of the groups.