Football

Global Cup - Football

2021

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Canada 497 12.5
2 United States 392 9.9
3 Brazil 369 9.3
4 Sweden 336 8.4
5 Spain 259 6.5
6 Great Britain 249 6.3
7 Mexico 232 5.8
8 Australia 210 5.3
9 Japan 205 5.2
10 Italy 180 4.5

2019

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 United States 532 11.6
2 Netherlands 480 10.4
3 Great Britain 318 6.9 1
4 Sweden 252 5.5 3
5 Algeria 210 4.6
6 Portugal 180 3.9
7 Senegal 168 3.6
8 Qatar 160 3.5
9 France 159 3.5 -8
10 Mexico 140 3.0

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 France 800 25.6
2 Croatia 640 20.5
3 Belgium 480 15.4
4 Great Britain 400 12.8
5 Russia 200 6.4
6 Sweden 200 6.4
7 Brazil 200 6.4
8 Uruguay 200 6.4

Per Capita Cup - Football

2021

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Sweden 30004
2 Denmark 58189
3 Canada 73825
4 Jamaica 78026
5 New Zealand 96527
6 Australia 117559
7 Netherlands 163467
8 Spain 179649
9 Switzerland 187746
10 Czech Republic 235290

2019

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Jamaica 35466
2 Netherlands 35758
3 Sweden 40006
4 Norway 50264
5 Portugal 57275
6 Switzerland 93873
7 Belgium 157930 -5
8 Great Britain 206440 -3
9 France 422233 -5
10 Italy 492075

2018

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Croatia 6491
2 Belgium 23690
3 Sweden 50407
4 France 83919
5 Great Britain 164120
6 Russia 734048
7 Brazil 1040710

Football Tournaments

Olympics 8 Aug 2021
CONCACAF Gold Cup 1 Aug 2021
UEFA European Champions... 11 Jul 2021
Copa America 10 Jul 2021
African Cup of Nations 19 Jul 2019
Women's Football:... 7 Jul 2019
Copa America 7 Jul 2019
CONCACAF Gold Cup 7 Jul 2019
UEFA Nations League 9 Jun 2019
Asian Cup 1 Feb 2019
Football: World Cup 15 Jul 2018
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
Women's Football:... 5 Jul 2015
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
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