Viet Nam national football team dropped 10 steps to No 139 in the world as listed in the FIFA's August ranking.
The country are No 21st in the Asia and second in ASEAN region.
World top three are Germany, Argentina and the Netherlands. Japan are No 1 in Asia, Iran and Uzbekistan are runners-up.
The Philippines are strongest in Southeast Asia with the third place goes to Singapore.— VNS