Ireland's rise is reflected in FIFA's latest rankings

We are into the Top 30 but behind Northern Ireland

Ireland, debit cards, Euro 2016,

Image: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Ireland are up one place to 30th in the latest FIFA rankings released today.

Our Euro 2016 opponents Belgium remain at the top ahead of Argentina, Spain, Germany and Chile.

Sweden are 35th while Italy are 15th.

Northern Ireland are 29th.

Ireland's rise to the Top 30 comes 18 months after the Boys in Green achieved our historic ranking low of 70th in the world.