Football

Global Cup - Football

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Germany 865 16.7 4
2 Brazil 500 9.7 34
3 Sweden 400 7.7
4 France 365 7.1 9
5 Portugal 363 7.0
6 Nigeria 350 6.8
7 Canada 300 5.8 7
8 Great Britain 165 3.2 -5
9 Cameroon 160 3.1
10 Australia 125 2.4 -6

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 United States 700 12.8
2 Japan 530 9.7 10
3 Great Britain 360 6.6
4 Australia 350 6.4 10
5 Germany 300 5.5 -4
6 Ivory Coast 300 5.5 5
7 Ghana 240 4.4 9
8 China 200 3.7 9
9 Mexico 200 3.7
10 DR Congo 180 3.3

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Germany 1000 19.7 1
2 Argentina 800 15.8
3 Netherlands 600 11.8
4 Brazil 500 9.9 11
5 Belgium 250 4.9
6 Costa Rica 250 4.9 20
7 Colombia 250 4.9
8 France 250 4.9 9
9 Nigeria 200 3.9 -8
10 Cameroon 160 3.2

2013

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Nigeria 335 9.5 25
2 Germany 300 8.5 15
3 Norway 240 6.8
4 Burkina Faso 240 6.8
5 United States 200 5.7 -1
6 Mali 180 5.1 10
7 Sweden 165 4.7 15
8 Denmark 165 4.7
9 Panama 160 4.6
10 Spain 155 4.4 -1

Per Capita Cup - Football

2016

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Sweden 23059
2 Portugal 29290
3 New Zealand 42761
4 Denmark 87824
5 Germany 95018 2
6 Canada 111251 -2
7 Belgium 142225
8 Australia 171293 -6
9 France 176639
10 Great Britain 370824 -7

2015

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Jamaica 16963
2 Australia 61176 5
3 Great Britain 169961
4 Canada 222501
5 Cuba 225360
6 Japan 240925 5
7 Germany 273970 -3
8 South Korea 301400 2
9 France 429821 -3
10 United States 435914

2014

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Netherlands 27413
2 Belgium 42667
3 Argentina 50377
4 Germany 82191 1
5 Colombia 178246
6 France 257893 4
7 Australia 267645
8 Brazil 375372 4
9 South Africa 478507 -1
10 South Korea 964480

2013

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Norway 19925
2 Denmark 33267
3 Sweden 55902
4 Cuba 225360
5 Germany 273970 11
6 Spain 297184 1
7 Italy 441624 6
8 South Africa 638009 6
9 Mexico 735741 3
10 France 859642 1

Football Tournaments

CAF Women's Champi... 3 Dec 2016
Olympics 21 Aug 2016
UEFA European Champions... 10 Jul 2016
OFC Nations Cup 11 Jun 2016
CONCACAF Gold Cup 26 Jul 2015
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Copa America 4 Jul 2015
African Cup of Nations 8 Feb 2015
Asian Cup 31 Jan 2015
CAF Women's Champi... 25 Oct 2014
Football: World Cup 13 Jul 2014
AFC Women's Asian... 25 May 2014
UEFA Women's Champ... 28 Jul 2013

CONCACAF Gold Cup 28 Jul 2013
FIFA Confederations Cup 30 Jun 2013
African Cup of Nations 10 Feb 2013
CAF Women's Champi... 11 Nov 2012
Olympics 9 Aug 2012
UEFA European Champions... 1 Jul 2012
OFC Nations Cup 10 Jun 2012
African Cup of Nations 12 Feb 2012
Copa America 24 Jul 2011
Women's Football:... 17 Jul 2011
CONCACAF Gold Cup 30 Jun 2011
Asian Cup 29 Jan 2011
Sudamericano Femenino 21 Nov 2010
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